... history of the Virgin, in four compartments, a her death, when her soul is borne by Christ to Heaven upon a throne of clouds, a and her coronation, ... the German, and the attentive care of Prate Elia, oompleted within the space of four years only. ... towers were erected around the lower church, in each of which a spiral staircase was constructed ascending from the ground to the snmmit of the edifice. ... The two courses of pictures upon the walls, by Cimabue and his pupils, compriseanbsp;...
|Title||:||Lives of seventy of the most eminent painters, sculptors and architects|