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San Luigi dei Francesi

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20 Piazza San Luigi de' Francesi, Rome, 00186

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Church of San Luigi dei Francesi - Rome - Reviews of Church of San Luigi dei Francesi - TripAdvisor
We stumbled across this church dedicated to St. Louis, the French monarch, while waiting for the soccer game ticket vendor to open. The interior was very dark and there was a lot of scaffoldin...
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San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome, Italy : Reviews of San Luigi dei Francesi - Yahoo! Travel
This national French church holds the tombs of many famous French people. Caravaggio is one artist who features in this beautiful Renaissance church. There is a...
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iExplore Community: San Luigi dei Francesi - Rome, Italy
The church of San Luigi dei Francesi is located about halfway between the Pantheon and Piazza Navona, and if you're walking between the two, it's worth your time to stop in and see the Caravaggio paintings on display there. The three paintings present key moments from St. Matthew's life - his callin...
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San Luigi dei Francesi | Museum/Attraction Review | Rome | Frommers.com
This has been the national church of France in Rome since 1589, and a stone salamander (the symbol of the Renaissance French monarch François I) is subtly carved into its facade. Inside, in the last chapel on the left, is a noteworthy series of oil paintings on canvas by Caravaggio: the celeb...
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Church of San Luigi dei Francesi (church, Rome, Italy) --áBritannica Online Encyclopedia
...that Caravaggio's realistic naturalism first fully appears. Probably through the agency of del Monte, Caravaggio obtained, in 1597, the commission for the decoration of the Contarelli Chapel in the Church of San Luigi dei Francesi in Rome. This commission established him, at age 24, as a pictor c...
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San Luigi dei Francesi - AbcRoma Rome's monuments
The imposing fašade made out of travertine, has a balcony in its middle and two orders of Corinthian parastades from Tuscania with niches and statues by Pierre l'Estache. This church has three aisles divided by Ionic pillars. It is famous because it keeps tombs of many French personages and importan...
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