Italian Gothic architecture
The Gothic architecture appeared in Italy in the 12th century. The architectural ardite solutions and technical innovations of the French Gothic cathedrals never appeared: Italian architects preferred...
Sant'Andrea della Zirada
Sant'Andrea della Zirada is a church and a monastery in Venice, northern Italy.The church and the monastery, both dedicated to Saint Andrew, were founded in 1329 by four noblewomen on a place called "...
San Francesco alle Scale
San Francesco alle Scale is a church in Ancona, central Italy.
Sited at the top of a staircase leading to the eponymous square, the church was founded in 1323 by the Franciscans, and was originall...
Basilica di Santa Chiara
The Basilica of Saint Clare (Basilica di Santa Chiara in Italian) is a church in Assisi, central Italy; it is dedicated to and contains the remains of Saint Clare of Assisi, a follower of Saint Franci...
Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo (Gubbio)
The Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo or Palazzo di Cante Gabrielli is a medieval palace in Gubbio, Italy. It is located in the San Martino's quartiere, near Porta Metauro, at the corner of via Gabriell...
Santa Maria dello Spasimo
Santa Maria dello Spasimo, or Lo Spasimo, is an unfinished Catholic church in the Kalsa neighborhood in Palermo, Sicily, on Via dello Spasimo. Construction of the church and accompanying monastery of...
San Procolo (Bologna)
The church of San Procolo is a church in central Bologna.An ancient church had been built there by Benedictine Monks from Monte Cassino in the 11th century. The Gothic tracery of the ceiling was adde...
Luca Signorelli
Luca Signorelli (c. 1445 – 16 October 1523) was an Italian Renaissance painter who was noted in particular for his ability as a draughtsman and his use of foreshortening. His massive frescoes of the ...
Sassetti Chapel
The Sassetti Chapel (Italian: Cappella Sassetti) is a chapel in the basilica of Santa Trinita in Florence, Italy. It is especially notable for its frescoes of the Stories of St. Francis, considered Do...
Casamari Abbey
Casamari Abbey is a Cistercian abbey in the Province of Frosinone, Lazio, Italy, about 10 kilometers (6 miles) east-south-east of Veroli.It marks the site of Cereatae, the birthplace of Caius Marius, ...
Palazzo Spini Feroni
Palazzo Spini Ferroni is a building in piazza Santa Trinita, Florence, Italy, the grandest private medieval house-palace in the city.
The palace was built from 1289 for the rich cloth merchant and...
Santa Maria Maggiore, Alatri
Santa Maria Maggiore is a church in Alatri, Latium, central Italy. It was founded in the 5th century, over the ruins of an ancient temple dedicated to Venus, although it was mentioned for the first ti...
Naples Cathedral
Naples Cathedral (Italian: Duomo di Napoli, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta or Cattedrale di San Gennaro) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, the main church of Naples, southern Italy, and the seat o...
Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti
Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti is a palace in Venice, Italy, not far from the Ponte dell'Accademia and next to the Palazzo Barbaro on the Grand Canal of Venice. Since 1999 it has been the seat of the Is...
Madonna dell'Orto
The Madonna dell'Orto is a church in Venice, Italy, in the sestiere of Cannaregio.
The church was erected by the now-defunct religious order the "Humiliati" in the mid-14th century, under the dire...
Santa Maria in Strada
Santa Maria in Strada is a church in Monza, Lombardy, northern Italy.
According to the chronicler Bonincontro Morigia, the church was begun in 1357 over a pre-existing Franciscan convent. The orig...
Santa Trinita
Santa Trinita ("Holy Trinity") is a church in central Florence, Italy. It is the mother church of the Vallumbrosan Order of monks, founded in 1092 by a Florentine nobleman. Nearby is the Ponte Santa ...
San Pietro in Gessate
San Pietro in Gessate is a church in Milan, northern Italy. Built in the 15th century, it is a noteworthy example of Gothic architecture.The architect was either Guiniforte Solari or his son Pietro An...