Madonna di San Luca
1759, Bologna, Italy
Carlo Francesco Dotti (1670–1759) was an architect from Bologna.
Carlo Francesco Dotti Wikipedia
Carlo Francesco Dotti was born and died in Bologna, where he became one of the main protagonists of the late Baroque style.
His most famous work is the Sanctuary of the Madonna di San Luca, Bologna, which is raised on a hilltop above the city, consisting of a church topped by an elliptical dome, with extensions leading to two pentagonal pavilions.
In Bologna in the first half of the eighteenth century he worked on the church of San Donato, the university library and several palaces in the center. In the Palazzo Davia Bargellini he executed the monumental staircase around 1730. he was also known for the arch of Meloncello (1721), the altar of Ivo of Kermartin in San Petronio Basilica and the Renazzo parish church, in Cento, Province of Ferrara. A street is named after him next to the road that leads to the Sanctuary of the Madonna di San Luca, just outside the center of Bologna.Sanctuary of the Madonna of San Luca, 1723 - 1757 (Bologna)
Restoration of the Basilica of San Domenico (Bologna), 1728 - 1732
Reading room of the library of the University of Bologna
Palazzo Agucchi, now Palazzo Bosdari, Bologna
Palazzo Monti, now Palazzo Salina, Bologna
Palazzo Poggi, Bologna
Project for the great stairway of the Palazzo Davia Bargellini, Bologna
Design for the Colonna dell'Immacolata, Piazza Malpighi, Bologna
Arco del Meloncello, Bologna, 1732
Parish church of San Giovanni, Minerbio
Restoration of Malatesta Temple, Rimini