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Piazza San Domenico
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Statue dei Santi alla Chiesa di San Domenico

Saints' Statues at the Church of St. Dominic


1761-65

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Description

The church of the 13th century was completely reconstructed between 1761 and 1765 after the design of the Bolognese architect Francesco Tadolini. In the front façade are four statues in niches and a relief in the tympan.

Faenza - Statue dei Santi alla Chiesa di San Domenico
Martirio di Sant'Andrea / Martyrdom of St. Andrew
St. Andrew apostle and the brother of Saint Peter; founder and the first bishop of the Church of Byzantium. Protector of fishermen, in particular. He is shown with a saltire cross, in accordance with the way in which he died (Wikipedia).

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

Faenza - Statue dei Santi alla Chiesa di San Domenico
San Vincenzo Ferrer / St. Vincent Ferrer
(Valencian: Sant Vicent Ferrer) (1350 - 1419), Valencian Dominican missionary and logician (Wikipedia).

Faenza - Statue dei Santi alla Chiesa di San Domenico
Madonna con Bambino / St. Mary with Child

Faenza - Statue dei Santi alla Chiesa di San Domenico
unknown saint

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Location (N 44°17'21" - E 11°52'43")

Item Code: iter074; Photograph: 12 May 2017
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