San Sebastiano, Mantua, Italy


Related people
Zachary Snyder (was created by)
Leon Battista Alberti (architect)
Date
1459
Description
San Sebastiano was begun in 1459 but was still unfinished when Alberti died in 1472. It is the first of a long series of Greek cross structures many of which date from the sixteenth century. Keywords: Italy, Mantua, ceremonial and/or religious structures, bearing masonry construction, urban context, Renaissance, front facade.
Style/Period
15th Century (1400 - 1499 CE)
Renaissance
Source
Millon, H. and Lampugnani, V.M. (Eds.). (1994). The Renaissance from Brunelleschi to Michelangelo. New York: Rizzoli, 138.