Friday, June 7, 2013

Basilica of St. Eufemia, Milan

Founded in the 5th century, the church has been rebuilt many times since then, including in 1870 by Enrico Terzaghi. Although the exterior is neo-Romanesque, the interior style is more neo-Gothic.

Salviati mosaics decorate the ceiling and the Grand Portal.

Barr, Sheldon. Venetian Glass Mosaics: 1860-1917. London: Antique Collectors' Club, 2008. 134.
Wikipedia IT
Patrizia Rossito on Panoramio
Guttae Blogspot
Enrico Sammartini's flickr Photostream

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