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Church of St. Michael the Archangel, of the fifteenth century, behind a simple facade hides an interior decorated with many frescoes in the apse, "The Coronation of Mary", the "St. Peter and Paul "and" The Apparition of St. Michael Gargano, "of Spain (1518), while the walls are painted by artists both from Spain that close to him.

The church is dedicated to St. Michael the Archangel. Roof truss. The left wall is divided into four niches with remarkable frescoes. The first in Spain or the disciple John Brunotti painted: Madonna and Child with Angels, St. Francis and St. Anthony of Padua, St. Jerome (1524). In the Second, the Pieta, the Calvary, the instruments of the Passion, St. Peter, the Handmaiden, Pilate, Judas, the cock etc..; Five saints: Augustine, Leonardo, Saint Anthony, San Sebastian and Bernard, a St. detached Sebastiano Lo Spain. These paintings are of local masters (1492). In the third niche is evident: the Lord in the clouds and light, with adoring angels, the Virgin in the drum, and many saints, monks and hermits, author unknown. In the fourth niche: the Virgin and Child with two angels and cherubs, San Sebastian and John the Baptist, the work of The Brunotti Spain and the disciple. The apse of The Spanish and made a little 'in a hurry for the many committees that then had Joan pentore MDXVIII hispano. represents the apparition of the Archangel Michael on Mount Gargano: the crowning of the Virgin and apostles, prophets, angels, saints and sibyls. Above the Eternal and the Annunciation in three rounds (of the students of The Spain), Holy Spirit, St. Augustine and St. Matthew. On the right wall is only one Madonna and Child with St. Jerome, St. Sebastian and other saints of the many votive Lo and Brunotti Spain (1523). Here, the great painter has left his masterpieces. Truly this church is a treasure.

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  • Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 16375 W: 130 N: 33863] (189157)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2017-03-26
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: 30 seconds
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2018-01-24 8:16
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