Friday, October 11, 2013

Santa Maria dei Sette Dolori

Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Sette Dolori, church of Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows, via Garibaldi, Trastevere, Rome
Church of Santa Maria dei Sette Dolori (Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows)
Via Garibaldi, Trastevere
Rome, April 2013

“Francesco Borromini designed the unusual façade of the nunnery; he clearly had in mind a curved wall of Villa Adriana which projects from a flat one; also in the use of small flat bricks for decorative purposes the architect showed his knowledge of the ancient Roman construction techniques. ”

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The photo is beautiful!
Greetings, RW & SK