The Certosa di Pavia: the great cloister
|Architect/Designer||Rinaldo di Stauris (fl. 1463-1478)|
|Credit||Dennis Hance / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Cloisters ; Courtyards ; Monasteries & convents ; Terracotta|
NOTES: The Certosa (Charterhouse) di Pavia is a Carthusian monastery built between 1396 and 1452. A passage connects the great cloister of 122 arches to the small cloister, completed in 1465. The terracotta decoration of the small pilasters was executed by Rinaldo de Stauris in 1478.
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