Capitoline Hill
Image View Description:

Exterior: View of Palazzo del Conservatori from NE

Date:
1536-1546
Location:
Rome (Italy)
Title Variant:
Piazza del Campidoglio
Work Type:
architecture
Culture:
Italian
Creator:
Buonarotti, Michelangelo
Creator Nationality:
Italian
Creator Dates:
1475-1564
Creator Role:
architect
Style/Period:
Renaissance
Subject:
Marcus Aurelius Statue (Rome, Italy)
Subject 2:
Piazza del Campidoglio (Rome, Italy)
Subject 3:
Palazzo nuovo (Rome, Italy)
Subject 4:
Palazzo dei Conservatori (Rome, Italy)
Subject 5:
Palazzo Senatorio (Rome, Italy)
Photographer:
Caleb Smith
Notes:
The Piazza del Campidoglio has three main structures, Palazzo Senatorio, Palazzo dei Conservatori, and Palazzo Nuovo. In the center is a copy of the famous equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius from antiquity. Michelangelo designed the Piazza itself, as well as the Conservatori, and certain elements of the Senatorio as well.
Record ID:
1213_rome2012_palazzosenatorio_vr_002