The Cathedral of Siena
Lecture no. 16 from the course: The World's Greatest Churches
Taught by Professor William R. Cook | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
Discover how Siena’s wondrous cathedral, in its construction and decoration, reflects the civic pride and history of the Sienese. Explore masterpieces of Renaissance and Baroque art, from the elaborate, inscribed marble floor and Duccio altarpiece to sculpture by Michelangelo and Bernini, and the phenomenal carved pulpit by Nicola Pisano.