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Statue dei Santi alla Chiese di San Vitale

Saints' Statues at the Church of St. Vitalis

Pietro Sbravati
1651

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Description

The present church dates to a reconstruction in 1651 by the architect Cristoforo Rangoni called Ficarelli. The façade was decorated by the sculptor Felice Pascetti and has six statues attributed to Pietro Sbravati.

Parma - Statue dei Santi alla Chiese di San Vitale
San Vitale / St. Vitalis of Milan
1st of 2nd century; Vitalis was a wealthy citizen of Milan, perhaps a soldier. He was married to Saint Valeria. They are supposed to have been the parents of the (perhaps legendary) Saints Gervasius and Protasius (Wikipedia).
Parma - Statue dei Santi alla Chiese di San Vitale
Santa Valeria / St. Valeria of Milan
wife of St. Vitalis of Milan (Wikipedia).
Parma - Statue dei Santi alla Chiese di San Vitale
San Gervaso / St. Gervasius (or Protasius)
Saints Gervasius and Protasius, 2nd century, sons of St. Vitalis and St. Valeria (Wikipedia).
Parma - Statue dei Santi alla Chiese di San Vitale
San Gregorio Magno / St. Gregory the Great
pope 590-604 (Wikipedia).
Parma - Statue dei Santi alla Chiese di San Vitale
San Bernardo degli Uberti / St. Bernard degli Uberti
(Firenze/Florence c. 1060 - Parma 1133), bishop of Parma (Wikipedia).
Parma - Statue dei Santi alla Chiese di San Vitale
San Protasio / St. Protasius (or Gervasius)
see at St. Gervasius

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Italy
  • Bernard degli Uberti, St.
  • Façade with statues (church)
  • Gervasius, St.
  • Protasius, St.
  • Sbravati, Pietro
  • Valeria of Milan, St.
  • Vitalis of Milan, St.
  • Location (N 44°48'4" - E 10°19'44")

    Item Code: iter215; Photograph: 15 May 2017
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