Lion guarding the steps of San Lorenzo, Genoa’s cathedral.
Brunelleschi’s dome for Il Duomo in Florence is the largest masonry dome in the world. Constructed from 1420 to 1434, the dome was the last element added to the cathedral. The dome is self-supporting. It is 45.5 meters in diameter.
The paintings by Vasari and Zucarri, showing The Last Judgement, date from 1572-1579.
The Cathedral in Florence was built between 1296 and 1436. The polychrome marble facade was added to the masonary Gothic structure between 1876-1887.