Chiesa di Santa Margherita in Santa Maria de' Ricci - Florence, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
N 43° 46.285 E 011° 15.397
32T E 681617 N 4848959
Quick Description: The church of Santa Margherita Santa Maria dei Ricci, also known as Madonna dei Ricci, is a Catholic place of worship in the historic center of Florence.
Location: Toscana, Italy
Date Posted: 11/1/2013 8:26:50 AM
Waymark Code: WMJCZ3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 4

Long Description:
"It was founded in 1508, under the patronage of the Ricci family, the potential prejudice to fix an offense by Antonio Rinaldeschi image of Our Lady placed a time in front of the church singing Ricci. On the high altar is still the venerated image, which is now known as Madonna dei Ricci.
It was rebuilt in the seventeenth century by Gherardo Silvani with the addition of the porch (1610). The late Baroque interior has a single nave, was built in 1769-1772 by the Red Zenobius.
Today it is used daily for classical music concerts, sometimes even using the organ built in 1989 by the company "Chichi Rosario & Sons" of Cerreto Guidi (FI)."
Translated from: (visit link)
Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Building converted to another use

Date of organization: 1/1/1508

Date of building construction: 1/1/1600

Diocese: Diocese di Firenze

Firenze, Toscana Italy

Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Dominant Architectural Style: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

Archdiocese: Not listed

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