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2016-08-05 18:42:34
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Morning: 9:00 - 13:00

Afternoon: 16:00 - 20:00 (summer schedule)

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Sculptures > High Altar frontal and aedicule facing the chancel

High Altar frontal and aedicule facing the chancel

The monumental high altar in Soriano had two façades. One facing the nave, the other overlooking the chancel which allowed the Dominican fathers to celebrate religious functions apart from the congregation. This side of the altar was not as rich as the main façade despite the presence of important decorative elements including the altar frontal which has unfortunately lost its marble cladding, and the huge aedicule. The marble mosaic cladding depicted the Dominican emblem at the centre. The draping ,in the style of Vaccaro recalling Bernini, was covered in green marble and copper overlay as can be seen from contemporary sources.

(Mario Panarello)

POR CALABRIA FESR 2007/2013 L.I. 5.2.5.1
Avviso Pubblico Valorizzazione BBCC-II Edizione

ASSE V - RISORSE NATURALI, CULTURALI E TURISMO SOSTENIBILE

Obiettivo Specifico 5.2 - Valorizzare i beni e le attività culturali quale vantaggio comparato dalla regione Calabria per aumentare l'attrattività territoriale, per rafforzare la coesione sociale e migliorare la qualità della vita dei residenti.