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post updated 17 July 2021

Sant’ Agostino Roma

Saint Augustine’s Church Rome

northwest of Piazza Navona

Date built: 179-83

Sant' Agostino Rome - Saint Augustines Church

The construction the church was funded by Guillaume d’Estouteville, Archbishop of Rouen and Cardinal Camerlengo (1477-1483). The façade was built in 1483 by Giacomo di Pietrasanta, using travertine taken from the Colosseum.

The design of the church is attributed to the late 15th century architect Baccio Pintelli, with later 18th century restorations of the interior by Luigi Vanvitelli. It is a plain work of the early Renaissance style.

The Basilica of St. Augustine in Campo Marzio is a Roman Catholic titular minor basilica dedicated to Saint Augustine of Hippo in Rome, Italy. It is the mother church of the Order of Saint Augustine and it is located near the Piazza Navona in the rione Sant’Eustachio.

It is the station church of the first Saturday in Lent. A prominent work of art located in the building is the Madonna di Loreto in the Cavalletti Chapel (first chapel on the left). It is an important early Baroque painting by Caravaggio.

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Adjacent buildings include:

The Pantheon
The Pantheon
photo © Adrian Welch

Santa Maria della Pace
Santa Maria della Pace
photograph © Adrian Welch

Sant’ Agostino Rome building images by adrian welch available upon request: photos 2816×2112 pixels

Location: Sant’ Agostino, Rome, Italy, southern Europe

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