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Pazzi Chapel Cappella dei Pazzi

architect

Filippo Brunelleschi

location

Florence, Italy

date

1429 to 1461

style

Italian Rennaisance

construction

masonry

type

Church
 
  Cappella Pazzi & First Cloister
Pazzi Chapel (Cappella dei Pazzi) at the Basilica di Santa Croce is a typical Renaissance chapel in Florence. The chapel, designed by Filippo Brunelleschi, is based on simple geometrical forms, the square and the circle, which are two basic forms in renaissance architecture. The chapel was commissioned 1429 by Andrea Pazzi, head of the Pazzi family.

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