Piazza del Popolo

Exterior: View from center of square

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1762-1839

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Date: 

1811-1822

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Geographic Coordinates: 

Latitude: 41.910423000000
Longitude: 12.476443000000

Notes: 

Egptian Obelisk (north) of Sety I & Rameses II from Heliopolis (c. 1300 BCE) was taken by Augustus (10 BCE), originally set up in Circus Maximus. Moved to Piazza del Popolo 1589. The twin churches (south) are Santa Maria dei Miracoli (1681) and Santa Maria in Montesanto (1679), begun by Carlo Rainaldi and completed by Berninia and Carlo Fontana. North of the obelisk lies the gate, Porta del Popolo (reconstructed to Bernini’s design in 1655).

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Subject: 

Piazza del popolo (Rome, Italy)

Subject 2: 

Obelisks--Italy--Rome.

Subject 3: 

Santa Maria dei Miracoli (Church : Rome, Italy)

Subject 4: 

Santa Maria di Montesanto (Church : Rome, Italy)

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Image Source: 

Photography by Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History, Columbia University

Image Date: 

12-Mar