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Santa Croce, Florence

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  • Santa Croce, Florence — (beg. 1294; consecrated 1442)    Santa Croce is the Franciscan Church of Florence, its design commonly attributed to Arnolfo di Cambio. During the planning stages, the Franciscans were divided on whether to build a modest design that accorded… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence — Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence The Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of the Holy Cross) is the principal Franciscan church in Florence, Italy, and a minor basilica of the Roman Catholic Church. It is situated on the Piazza di Santa Croce,… …   Wikipedia

  • Bardi chapel, Santa Croce, Florence — (c. 1325)    Giotto s frescoes in the Bardi Chapel at Santa Croce, Florence, were whitewashed in the 18th century and uncovered in the 19th century, when they were over restored. Eventually the excessive overpaint was removed to reveal the… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Pazzi chapel, Santa Croce, Florence — (1433 1461)    Filippo Brunelleschi received the commission to build the Pazzi Chapel from Andrea Pazzi, the Medici s rival. It was to function as the chapter house for the convent attached to the Church of Santa Croce, Florence, as well as a… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Refectory, Santa Croce, Florence —    The refectory of the Monastery of Santa Croce was frescoed by Taddeo Gaddi in c. 1340 with a complex genealogical theme of special interest to the Franciscans who lived there. The central scene is composed of a Tree of Life with a Crucifixion… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Peruzzi chapel, Santa Croce, Florence — (1320s)    The Peruzzi Chapel was owned by one of the leading banking families of Florence. Donato di Arnoldo Peruzzi left funds in his will for the construction and decoration of the family chapel at Santa Croce and his grand nephew, Giovanni di …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Baroncelli chapel, Santa Croce, Florence — (1332 1338)    Frescoed by Taddeo Gaddi, Giotto s pupil and principal assistant, the Baroncelli Chapel, one of the largest in Santa Croce, boasts scenes from the life of the Virgin, her parents Joachim and Anne, and Christ. The Baroncelli were a… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Bardi di Vernio chapel, Santa Croce, Florence — (c. 1340)    The Bardi di Vernio Chapel was frescoed by Maso di Banco, one of Giotto s pupils and followers. The theme chosen was the story of St. Sylvester, who reigned as pope from 314 to 335 and who cured Emperor Constantine the Great from… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Santa Croce — For the basilica in Florence, see Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence, for the basilica in Rome see Santa Croce in Gerusalemme. Santa Croce is one of the six sestieri of Venice. GeographyIt occupies the north west part of the main islands, and can… …   Wikipedia

  • Santa Croce Hotel Florence (Florence) — Santa Croce Hotel Florence country: Italy, city: Florence (City Centre: Santa Croce) Santa Croce Hotel Florence Hotel Santa Croce is located in the very heart of Florence, in an old building on a Roman amphitheatre, a few steps from the… …   International hotels

  • Florence Downtown Santa Croce Apartment — (Флоренция,Италия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Via Fiesolana 44 …   Каталог отелей

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