Santa Maria Annunziata Church

Salò, Italy

The construction of the Chiesa di Santa Maria Annunziata (dedicated to the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary) was begun in 1453 by the architect Filippo delle Vacche of Caravaggio. It is built in the Late Gothic style to replace the previous edifice that stood at the site. Its façade remains unfinished.

The church preserves within it paintings by Romanino, Moretto da Brescia, Zenone Veronese and Paolo Veneziano. There is a grand polyptych of gilded wood dating from 1510. There are frescoes executed by Antonio Vassilacchi dating from 1602.

The main entrance into the church is through the great portal executed between 1506 and 1508 by Gasparo Cairano and Antonio Mangiacavalli, who were among the chief exponents of Renaissance sculpture in Brescia.

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Founded: 1453
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Massi Guidi (2 years ago)
Bel DUOMO. unica struttura aperta in inverno a Salò. Con mostra presepi. Vanta un altare particolare. Da vedere.
enrico corna (3 years ago)
Il duomo ha una facciata incompiuta abbellita però da un pregevole portale rinascimentale.L'interno è ampio e luminoso e .lo sguardo corre verso il presbiterio con il grande crocefisso e l'ancona dorata.Bello l'affresco del catino dell'abside di Palma il giovane.Altari marmorei molto ricchi di decorazioni e di buone tele.Da vedere la Cappella del Ss Sacramento.
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