Exterior of Saint Peter's, Rome” by Viviano Codazzi

“Exterior of Saint Peter's, Rome” by Viviano Codazzi Travel photography Family-friendly: true

Ca. 1636. Oil on canvas, 168 x 220 cm.

This painting depicts the fa├žade of Saint Peter's as it was designed by the architect Carlo Maderno and before the re-modelling undertaken by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, who had the clock tower on the right demolished and added the colonnade that exists today. The ceremony taking place in the foreground remains unidentified. The buildings in this canvas were painted by Codazzi, while Falcone was responsible for the figures.