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Tempietto of San Pietro in Montorio
: Tempietto, S.Pietro in Montorio; Italy, Roma; 1502-10; by Donato Bramante
- Tempietto in San Pietro in Montorio is a small round temple, refered to Roman rotunda, for commemorating S.Peter the Apostle.
- Although Tempietto is very small, 8m in daiameter and 13 high, it is important work of Donato Bramante(1444-1514) and also one of the remarkable work in High Renaisssance.
- Bramante was move to Roma in 1499 and stayed there all his rest of life.
At the same time he was designing the cloister at Santa Maria della Pace and both works showed his mature style.
Photo: Shoji Hiramatsu
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