Basilica of San Miniato al Monte, Florence: the west facade
|Artist/Photographer||Cox, Bernard Hugh (1907?-1986)|
|Library Reference||I 572|
|Credit||Bernard Cox / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Cladding ; Churches ; Marble ; Colour ; Arcades|
NOTES: The church in its present form was built between 1018 and 1063 over an existing 4th century chapel and next to a small cemetery. The geometrically patterned west facade (in white marble from Carrara and green from Prato) was begun around 1070 and was completed in the 13th century.
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