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Santa Maria del Carmine

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Piazza del Carmine, 14, Florence, 50124


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Brancacci Chapel in Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence - Reviews of Brancacci Chapel in Santa Maria del Carmine - IgoUgo
This small chapel in Oltrarno was one of the best churches we saw. The beautiful frescoes by Masolino, Massaccio, and Filippino Lippi found here, commissioned by the merchant Felice Brancacci around 1424 and completed in 1480, are situated such that they draw enough natural light to actually be enjo...

Latest reviews of Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence, Italy
I stumbled onto this church by accident while trying to take a photo of a "duomo" not on the tourist maps. This church is on the "other" side of the river and there was virtually no one there. I did a rosary and 2 people walked through during that time. The frescos were outstandi...

Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence | MyTravelGuide.com
This second century church is found in the Oltrarno. It was completely destroyed by a fire and rebuilt in the eighteenth century by Ruggieri and then Mannaioni. The Brancacci Chapel is the most precious part remaining from the fire. It was frescoed by Masolino and Masaccio beginning in 1424 and was ...

Church of Santa Maria del Carmine (church, Florence, Italy) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
...historical significance as well, because it became a kind of pantheon containing the tombs of famous Florentine scholars, writers, artists, and patriots. Across the Arno lies the modest Carmelite church of Santa Maria del Carmine, whose Brancacci Chapel displays some of the most powerful early 15...

Cappella Brancacci at Santa Maria del Carmine Church, Oltrarno Area in Florence
The chapel was recently superbly restored, with the removal of accumulated candle soot and layers of 18th century egg-based gum which had formed a mold. The frescoes have an intense radiance, making it possible to see very clearly the shifts in emphasis between Masolino's work and that of Masaccio (...

Santa Maria del Carmine | Florence Sights & Activities | Fodor's Online Travel Guide
at the end of the right transept of this church, houses a masterpiece of Renaissance painting: a fresco cycle that changed the course of Western art. Fire almost destroyed the church in the 18th century; miraculously, the Brancacci Chapel survived almost intact. The cycle is the work of three artist...

San Niccolò al Carmine (aka Santa Maria del Carmine) | Museum/Attraction Review | Siena | Frommers.com
This 14th-century church on the edge of town was remodeled by Sienese master architect Baldassare Peruzzi in 1517 and contains some good baroque works. Search out especially Domenico Beccaf...

Brancacci Chapel - Florence, Santa Maria del Carmine: Masaccio Frescoes
Originally the chapel was cross-vaulted and lit by a very tall and narrow two-light window; the last of the stories from the life of St Peter, his Crucifixion, was probably painted on the wall below the window, but this fresco was destroyed soon after Brancacci was declared a rebel so as to cancel a...

Church of Santa Maria del Carmine (church, Pisa, Italy) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
After the Giovenale Triptych, Masaccio's next important work was a sizable, multi-paneled altarpiece for the Church of Santa Maria del Carmine at Pisa in 1426. This important commission demonstrates his growing reputation outside Florence. Unfortunately, the Pisa altarpiece was dismantled in the 18t...

iExplore Community: Brancacci%20Chapel - Florence Popular%20Sights
Santa Maria del Carmine church probably wouldn’t be such a huge tourist attraction if it weren’t for Brancacci chapel, located inside of Santa Maria del Carmine. The chapel has famous frescoes started by Masolino but mostly painted by Masaccio (his pupil) in mid 15th century. Masaccio died before he...

Santa Maria delle Carmine - Florence - Reviews of Santa Maria delle Carmine - TripAdvisor
The walls of the Brancacci Chapel at Santa Maria Carmine are full of colorful frescoes--some of the best examples of Renansaince art anywhere. Completed by Flilippino Lippi in the 15th ...

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