Photographer's Note

Church of Santa Maria di Pietrarossa - Trevi
Among the most famous monuments of the Trevano is undoubtedly the Church of Santa Maria di Pietrarossa.
The name of the church and of the locality is given by a red stone which is now embedded in the second pillar, to the right of whoever enters the church. A very ancient tradition, perhaps dating back to paganism, attributed thaumaturgical powers in the treatment of infertility. The church was built over the remains of an ancient Roman building, perhaps a temple or perhaps ancient baths built near the river Clitunno.
The building retains the original strongly asymmetrical structure, with a rather irregular pattern, in which no measure exactly matches the parallel one, as is often the case in medieval rural churches.
A portico with a wooden roof and tiles surrounds the church on three sides, the interior has a basilica plan with three naves, divided by irregularly shaped pillars, three in the left aisle and four in the right, which support lowered arches, of which the left center is very broad.
Characteristic of the church is the presence of an incredible number of ex voto frescoes, largely depicting the Madonna and Child, there are at least ninety, I propose some of the most significant, not all, of course. On the right wall there is an Annunciation by Bartolomeo da Miranda: inscription BARTOLOMEUS DE MIRANDA PINXIT HOC OPUS. YHS. The angel offers the Madonna a long-stemmed lily, from which the inscription: AVE MARIA, GRATIA FULL followed by other words now indecipherable. Also signed are the following Madonna della mela, under the frame you can read the inscription: BARTOLOMEO DE MIRANDA, HOC OPUS FECIT FIERI .... and Madonna and Child enthroned, the cursive inscription on the left of the beholder, below reads: BARTOLOME 'DE MIRANDA PINXIT HOC. It is not possible to decipher a second writing, also cursive, parallel to the first, on the right side, perhaps the name of the client. See the WS.

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  • Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 18360 W: 130 N: 38868] (209139)
  • Genre: Lugares
  • Medium: Cor
  • Date Taken: 2019-02-02
  • Exposição: 30 segundos
  • Versão da Foto: Versão Original, Workshop
  • Date Submitted: 2021-04-14 4:07
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