The Carmelite church of Santa Maria in Traspontina, which was designed by Giovanni Sallustio Peruzzi (son of the illustrious painter & architect Baldassare Peruzzi), was built between 1566 and 1587.
The beautiful facade is made of travertine, some of which was plundered from the
My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private walking tours of Rome.
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