Chiesa di Santo Spirito - Siena, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
N 43° 19.068 E 011° 20.251
32T E 689545 N 4798760
Quick Description: The church of Santo Spirito in Siena is located in Piazza Santo Spirito.
Location: Toscana, Italy
Date Posted: 9/10/2014 2:17:16 AM
Waymark Code: WMMEW4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 1

Long Description:
"Santo Spirito is a church in Siena, Tuscany, Italy. The current edifice is largely a reconstruction from 1498-1504.

It has a notable Renaissance portal by Baldassarre Peruzzi, while the interior houses numerous artworks. These include works by Il Sodoma in the Spaniards Chapel, a canvas with the Miracle of St. Hyacinth by Francesco Vanni in the right transept surrounded by frescoes of Ventura Salimbeni, a rare terracotta nativity scene by Ambrogio della Robbia, Four Saints by Rutilio Manetti (pilasters flanking the high altar) and, in the apse, a Pentecost by Giuseppe Nicola Nasini.

In the sacristy, located where once was the cloister, is a 1516 fresco by Fra Paolo da Pistoia."

From: (visit link)
Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 1/1/1505

Diocese: Siena

Siena, 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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