ST GOTHARD CHURCH IN SOMASASSA VALTELLINA

Somasassa, Valtellina, church of San Gottardo, XVIII Century. Northern view. Nikon D810, 24 mm (24 mm ƒ/1.4) 1/100" ƒ/8 ISO 64

Somasassa, Valtellina, church of San Gottardo, XVIII Century. Northern view from the apple orchard

Built in 1687, the church of St. Gothard is a seldom used building in Somasassa, an outlying suburb of Teglio, Valtellina, that counts about 1000 souls. Continue reading

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CHIESA DI SANTA MARIA IN SAN SATIRO

Milano, chiesa di Santa Maria in San Satiro. IX century Sacristy, by Donato Bramante

Milano, chiesa di Santa Maria in San Satiro. IX century Sacristy, by Donato Bramante

The objective lack of room, due to the presence at the time of a street passing behind the church site, has been an opportunity for Donato Bramante to create something unique. Continue reading