San Nicola in Carcere
Image View Description:

Interior: View of crypt

Date:
1128-1599
Location:
Rome (Italy)
Work Type:
architecture
Culture:
Italian
Creator:
Porta, Giacomo della
Creator Nationality:
Italian
Creator Dates:
1532-1604
Creator Role:
architect
Style/Period:
Renaissance
Photographer:
Caleb Smith
Notes:
First firm date of dedication is 1128 although first church probably dates back to 6th century CE. Built on the site of three Roman temples in the Forum Holitorium, the columns of which are seen incorporated into the current building. Giacomo della Porta remodelled the facade in 1599
Image Source:
Photography by Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History, Columbia University
Record ID:
1213_rome2012_sannicola_vr_005