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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La Frusta Letteraria (16 months 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 (18 months ago)
DAVID SNYDER (19 months ago)
Beautiful.
Daniel Cherubini (2 years ago)
Bella e antica chiesa dedicata a san lorenzo. Nonostante le dimensioni offre un ricco e curioso numero di opere e curiosità, dipinti murali e opere varie. Da non perdere i particolari e i pezzi di recupero della lodi vecchia. Si tratta di una delle più antiche chiese della città
Carlo Busetto (3 years ago)
Iniziata nel 1159, ha una facciata romanica, ornata da due ledere semicilindriche e da un rosone incorniciato in cotto. L'interno a tre navate contiene numerose opere d'arte. Nel periodo della Controriforma la Chiesa é stata radicalmente modificata per renderla coerente con i nuovi dettami della Chiesa. Sul fianco destro campanile recentemente restaurato.
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