Chiesa di Santa Lucia dei Magnoli - Florence, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
N 43° 45.923 E 011° 15.403
32T E 681643 N 4848290
Quick Description: The church of Saint Lucia dei Magnoli, formerly called Santa Maria dei Magnoli, is a Catholic place of worship that is located in Florence in Via de 'Bardi, in the Oltrarno district.
Location: Toscana, Italy
Date Posted: 3/3/2014 9:46:28 AM
Waymark Code: WMK98J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 2

Long Description:
"The church was founded next to a pilgrims' hostel in 1078 by Màgnolo di Uguccione, was later known as 'dei Màgnoli'. It suffered severe damage from repeated landslides from Costa San Giorgio, and was also known as Santa Lucia delle Rovinate. Considerably rebuilt in 1584, it was reconsecrated in 1586. The church was rebuilt again in 1732, with an aisle-less nave.
On the pietra serena altars are a panel painting of Santa Lucia by Pietro Lorenzetti from around 1320 and two panels with the Angel of the Annunciation and The Virgin Annunciate by Jacopo del Sellaio (1473). The panel on the high altar by Agnolo di Donino replaced the Sacra Conversazione by Domenico Veneziano mentioned below."

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Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 1/1/1732

Diocese: Firenze

Florence, Italy

Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Dominant Architectural Style: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

Archdiocese: Not listed

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