Church of Trinita' dei Monti seen from the foot of the Spanish Steps, Piazza di Spagna, Rome
|Architect/Designer||De Sanctis, Francesco (c. 1693-1731)|
|Artist/Photographer||De Wolfe, Ivy|
|View||Topographical | Worm's-eye|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Subject||Obelisks ; Town planning ; Churches ; Stairs|
NOTES: Designed by Francesco de Sanctis, the monumental Baroque staircase of 138 steps was built in 1723-1726 to link the Bourbon Spanish Embassy in Piazza di Spagna to the Renaissance church of Trinita' dei Monti, consecrated in 1585. This image is one of many taken by Ivy de Wolfe, the pseudonym of Hazel de Cronin Hastings, of Italian subjects. Many of these appeared in the book 'The Italian Townscape' by Ivor de Wolfe (London, Architectural Press, 1963).
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