The extravagantly ornate Cappella Rospigliosi-Pallavicini, in the church of San Francesco a Ripa, is Baroque at its very best. Designed by Nicola Michetti (1675-1758) and Ludovico Rusconi Sassi (1678-1736), and dedicated to St Peter of Alcantara (1499-1562), the chapel was completed in 1713.
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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