Thursday, April 15, 2010

Church of S. Maria in Organo



Vasari defined it as the most beautiful sacristies in Italy. I must say that it is really impressive!
The paintings are vibrant and the wooden work is just spectacular: even the tiniest detail of the inlays is a masterpiece.
Out of the most classical tourist routes, the Church Santa Maria in Organo was built in 1117 after an earthquake...read more!!

10 comments:

Bill said...

I like these old churches with their stained windows and wood carvings.

Lucka said...

By thosen old rooms I feel always a big respect. Beautiful painting.

brattcat said...

You have truly managed to capture the beauty of this church. What lovely tones.

Saretta said...

The detail and color in the first photo are incredible!

Peter van den Besselaar said...

Excellent pictures, very interesting!

amatamari© said...

Truly an artistic treasure...Wonderful post!!!
:-)

Clueless in Boston said...

Beautiful shots! The tonality of the wood really shows. Is that your sister taking a macro photo in the bottom picture? :)

Gunn said...

ART all over! Fantastic.

nobu said...

Beautiful church with fine painting!

Leif Hagen said...

I love, love your interior photos! Phenomenal art and woodwork and history and and and!

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