Church with nine cupolas

Church with nine cupolas

Inv. 9906
Interpretation by Ceramiche Curti, 1952 - 1953

"Each of the nine lanterns ought not to exceed the height of two squares."

The church is constituted of a body on circular plan surmounted by a central cupola and lantern, around which eight smaller tambours and their cupolas are arranged. The church is elevated upon a three-tier basement.

The model is based on the drawing:

  • Manuscript B f. 21 v. (1487-1490)
    Paris, Institut de France