COLA DELL'AMATRICE
(b. ca. 1485, Amatrice, d. ca. 1550, Ascoli Piceno)

Detail of the façade

1524-40
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San Bernardino, L'Aquila

The church has unique façade, designed by Cola dell'Amatrice, which consists of three orders in the three Doric, Ionic and Corinthian styles to express the sixteenth century ideal of a perfect fusion of Greek and Latin classical forms with the Christian heritage.