Baptistery

2015-05-18
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IMG_2780 Benedetto Antelami started the construction of the Parma baptistery in 1196. The octogonal irregular structure, in Verona pink marble, develops in 4 successive...
Benedetto Antelami started the construction of the Parma baptistery in 1196. The octogonal irregular structure, in Verona pink marble, develops in 4 successive…
IMG_2893 The baptistery was completed in 1302 with the construction of the last blind gallery, the balustrade and the crowning pinnacles.
The baptistery was completed in 1302 with the construction of the last blind gallery, the balustrade and the crowning pinnacles.
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IMG_2898 The basement, decorated with a frieze of symbolic and fantastic animals called zooforo, is interrupted by 3 portals sculpted by Antelami and his students with...
The basement, decorated with a frieze of symbolic and fantastic animals called zooforo, is interrupted by 3 portals sculpted by Antelami and his students with…
IMG_2889 The basement, decorated with a frieze of symbolic and fantastic animals called zooforo, is interrupted by 3 portals sculpted by Antelami and his students with...
The basement, decorated with a frieze of symbolic and fantastic animals called zooforo, is interrupted by 3 portals sculpted by Antelami and his students with…
IMG_2825 The basement, decorated with a frieze of symbolic and fantastic animals called zooforo, is interrupted by 3 portals sculpted by Antelami and his students with...
The basement, decorated with a frieze of symbolic and fantastic animals called zooforo, is interrupted by 3 portals sculpted by Antelami and his students with…
IMG_2826 The North portal is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
The North portal is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
P1200007 The North portal is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
The North portal is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
P1200006 The North portal is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
The North portal is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
IMG_2894 The west portal is dedicated to the redeemer and shows Christ Judge and the symbols of the Passion.
The west portal is dedicated to the redeemer and shows Christ Judge and the symbols of the Passion.

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