The Baptistery, Parma: view of the painted domed ceiling
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/ITA/652 (ES9623)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Churches ; Domes ; Ceilings ; Wall paintings ; Frescoes|
NOTES: This is an octagonal pink marble structure inside of which there are sixteen arches, forming alcoves each containing a painted scene. Designed by Benedetto Antelami, who was director of works from 1196 to 1216, it was begun in the Romanesque style and completed in the Gothic.
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