Tempietto is the fourth of a series of sculptures
referred to as "Chimneys".
The sculpture is as much about the climb up one of Rome's seven
hills to see the building, as it is about the building.
The Tempietto is a tomb, designed by the architect Bramante,
for the site believed to be that of St. Peter's martyrdom in
Rome. Its architectural significance is that when Palladio
created his 4 books on architecture, he considered that Bramante's
Tempietto was such a classic example of Roman design that its
inclusion in the book exclusively about Roman classic architecture