Santa Maria alla Scala, Milan

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Santa Maria alla Scala, Milan. Engraving by Marc'Antonio Dal Re in Vedute di Milano, no. 71, c. 1745

Santa Maria alla Scala was a church built in the gothic style in Milan in 1381 and named in honour of Beatrice Regina della Scala, the wife of Bernabò Visconti who commissioned the building. The church was demolished in 1776 to make way for the ducal theatre which became the Teatro alla Scala.


Coordinates: 45°28′04″N 9°11′19″E / 45.46778°N 9.18861°E / 45.46778; 9.18861