Logge del Papa - Siena, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
N 43° 19.125 E 011° 20.012
32T E 689219 N 4798856
Quick Description: The Logge del Papa is a loggia of Siena, located next to the Chiesa di San Martino.
Location: Toscana, Italy
Date Posted: 12/27/2014 10:03:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMN4XR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 2

Long Description:
"Built in 1462 by the Sienese Antonio Federighi , was commissioned by Pope Pius II (a native of Corsignano, current Pienza , at Siena), who donated it to his family Piccolomini, from which he came, and he had the palace contiguous.
The Logge del Papa have a facade in travertine with three renaissance arches in Corinthian capitals .
The arches are surmounted by a lintel bearing the inscription in Latin " "PIUS II PONT MAX GENTILIBVS SVIS PICCOLOMINEIS "(Pius II Pontifex Maximus to his relatives Piccolomini ) and a penthouse in bricks ."

Translated from wikipedia: (visit link)
Date of origin:: 1462

Architect(s): Antonio Federighi

Style: Renaissance (ca. 1400–1500)

Web site of the object (if exists): [Web Link]

Type of building (structure): Other...

Via di Pantaneto, Siena, Italy

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