St. Peter's Basilica
The St. Peter's Basilica is located within the Vatican city in Rome, Italy. This drawing shows the architecture of the front of the church. It was built in 1626 in a Renaissance and Baroque style. The church was named after one of Jesus's twelve disciples, Simon known as Peter.
Donald, R. Wonders of Architecture (New York, NY: Charles Scribner & Co., 1871)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman