San Lorenzo Church

Lodi, Italy

San Lorenzo is a Romanesque-style church located in Lodi. Construction of the church began by 1159. The brick facade has two pilasters and a central round window (oculus), above which is an aedicule with a statue of St Lawrence. The cornice has a false arcade. The apse has 16th-century stucco decorations by Abbondio da Ascona; the hemicycle of the apse has a fresco of a Resurrected Christ by Callisto Piazza.

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Piazza San Lorenzo 9, Lodi, Italy
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Founded: 1159
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Roberto Soriano Doménech (2 years ago)
Church of reddish brick, simple in its exterior. Inside we find beautiful details and paintings
La Frusta Letteraria (2 years ago)
Di passaggio a Lodi, ci ha colpito la semplicità lineare e aggraziata della facciata romanica di questa chiesa dedicata a San Lorenzo Martire che si ritiene essere la più antica di Lodi (risalente al XII secolo). Siamo entrati e siamo stati rapiti dall'intenso barocco dell'interno cui sopravvivono testimonianze artistiche (affreschi, oli, stucchi ecc) di epoche precedenti. Non siamo in grado di citare gli artisti cui sono attribuite le opere, ma renderle visibili con delle foto è il minimo che si potesse fare. Eccole, giudicate voi.
Simonetta Belloni (2 years ago)
DAVID SNYDER (2 years ago)
Beautiful.
DAVID SNYDER (2 years ago)
Beautiful.
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