Photographer's Note

La Cappella della Madonna di Vitaleta est sans contexte l'icne de cette magnifique rgion du Val d'Orcia classe au patrimoine mondial par l'Unesco pour la beaut de ses paysages.
La chapelle de style renaissance, consacre en 1590 et restaure en 1884 par larchitecte GiuseppePartini porte le nom de la statue quelle abritait. Cette Vierge attribue Andrea Della Robbia est aujourdhui visible dans lglise du mme nom San Quirico dOrcia.

The Chapel of Our Lady of Vitaleta is a small sacred building is located on a hilltop in the village Vitaleta on the road that connects San Quirico d'Orcia to Pienza.

From it comes the statue of the Madonna attributed to Andrea della Robbia, now in the church dedicated to her in the center of SanQurico, the statue would be purchased in a shop in Florence in 1553.
There are traces of the chapel for the first time in a document dated 1590. The present appearance is the result of restructuring by architect Giuseppe Partini in 1884, inspired by models sixteenth.
The Chapel of Our Lady of Vitaleta was placed under protection as a UNESCO heritage site.

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