Sant'Antonio Abate

Breno, Italy

Church of Saint Anthony Abbot (Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate) contains fragments of Frescos on three walls around the chancel by Girolamo Romani in collaboration with Daniele Mori, who also worked with him in Pisogne and Bienno. These frescos of scenes from the 'Book of Daniel' are inspired by the grotesque and anti-classical artististic expression that pervades strongly in Valcamonica.

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Founded: 1334
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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tiziano gandellini (13 months ago)
Affreschi del Romanino e quadro di Callisto Piazza. Merita
gio' 2016 (14 months ago)
Chiesa non dedicata alle celebrazioni, ma destinata a mostre ed eventi culturali, comunque di rispetto della struttura
Marco Dossena (15 months ago)
Ammirate gli affreschi.
Luigi Plona (15 months ago)
Monumento storico con dipinti del Romanino
paolo francesco piva (2 years ago)
La chiesa risale alla prima metà del XIV secolo. Ristrutturata agli inizi del XVI secolo verrà infine sconsacrata nell’ottocento ed utilizzata per scopi militari prima e civili poi ed infine monumento nazionale dagli inizi del secolo scorso. Si presenta con un impianto asimmetrico e goticheggiante. Dal portale che reca i resti di un affresco di argomento mariano, si accede ad un’unica aula con tre campate gotiche che dal fondo raggiungono la parete del presbiterio con un arco a tutto sesto. Affreschi più o meno ben conservati decorano le pareti, alcuni del Romanino ed una pala d’altare del Piazza abbellisce la parete di fondo del presbiterio. La cifra più importante dell’impianto è decisamente la sua semplicità ed il senso di pace che da l’ambiente così raccolto. Abbiamo la fortuna di visitarla di sera e da soli, senza rumori ed è stata un’esperienza mistica.
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