Per Pellegrino Pellegrini a Tortona. Pio V, il cardinale Della Chiesa e la cattedrale a San Francesco (1570-1572)
| ARTE LOMBARDA - 2015 - 1-2
A recently discovered document provides evidence about Pellegrino Pellegrini’s role in an early phase of the project for the new cathedral in Tortona. The historic cathedral was expropriated in the mid-sixteenth century in order to enlarge the hilltop fortifications. A number of churches in Tortona’s lower town were then proposed as substitutes, but the suppression of the Humiliati provided Pope Pius V and Cardinal Giovanni Paolo Della Chiesa with the means required to reshape the city...