ARCHITECT, Italian
(active 11th century in Florence)

Interior view

11th century
Photo
Baptistry, Florence

The imagery of splendid Paradise - of the Celestial Jerusalem - rendered in classical arcades and rich polychrome marbles became the common theme of churches along Tuscany's major river valley, the Arno. It appears in Florence in the Baptistry and other churches.

View the cross-section of the Baptistry, Florence.