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Italy
Carrara
Massa-Carrara

Toscana

Piazza Accademia
(Chiesa del Carmine)

Statue dei Santi alla Chiesa del Carmine

Saints' Statues at the Carmine Church

Bartolomé Ordoñez & Carlo Chelli
1515/20 and 19th century

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Description

The church began construction in the 16th century, but was completed in Baroque style, modified by style of the Ligurian region.

Carrara - Statue dei Santi alla Chiesa del Carmine
Madonna con Bambino / Madonna and Child
attributed to Bartolomeo Ordoñez (1515-20)

Two plaster statues from models executed for a church in Rome, by Carlo Chelli:

Carrara - Statue dei Santi alla Chiesa del Carmine
San Domenico / St. Dominic
(Spanish: Domingo), often called Dominic de Guzmán (1170 - 1221), founder of the Friars Preachers, popularly called the Dominicans or Order of Preachers (OP) (Wikipedia).

Carrara - Statue dei Santi alla Chiesa del Carmine
San Francisco / St. Francis of Assisi
born Giovanni Francesco di Bernardone (1181/82 - 1226), an Italian friar and preacher. He founded among others the Franciscan Order. Saint Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history (Wikipedia).

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Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 44°4'42" E 10°5'55"

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