Photographer's Note

Church of San Martino - Legogne
The Church of St. Martin Parish fraction Legogne, is located at the source, with the Church el`Oratorio contiguous, is the core of the urban district.
The exterior of the Church of San Martino is characterized by a loggia-cabinet "Trasanna", which is accessed by a hillock in the steps of 1969. Next, memorial Roman itinerary anepigrafo. The polygonal apse with corner pilasters and capitals, the sec. XV, is flanked by the bell rusticated base. Two doors, one of Renaissance style of 1523's work by Duccio Legogne opening on the long side that acts as a facade, one for men and one for women.
The interior has been renovated several times. It is a single nave with wooden ceiling of 1746. It counts six wooden altars, choir and organ; the basin of the baptismal font is the oldest of the foot-century. On the left wall, altar of St. Anthony Abbot with simple statue of the holder (which also appears in the frontal) and gilded wooden displays of `600. Bel distribution boards with St. Vincent Ferrer of 1760. The altar is centered on a former chapel frescoed by Carducci in sec. XVI with the stories of St. John the Baptist, two saints and a fake architecture. The second altar with twisted columns, dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary, presents a Madonna and Child in polychrome wood sec. XVI within a space of 15 small round part of the exhibition Baroque ended by a small canvas. Next, terracotta statue of St. Anthony of Padua century. XVI.
Superiorly, next all`organo, Annunciation and Eternal, fragmentary fresco of a Sparapane century XV. The wall decoration continues episodically also behind the cash dell`organo and right of the small choir restored in 1989. Interesting is the wooden altar to the right of the organ in the chapel Gili; a small crucifix carved in the early century. XVI is superimposed on a canvas of a century later with three Sorrows sore bottom and Angels in the round golden goblets that stretch towards the Cross.
On the arc of the presbytery remain just ahead of the Annunciation and the Angel, sixteenth. On the bottom of the Church of San Martino, behind the main altar is a fresco of Augustine Carducci reappeared in the second half of the century. XVI with SS Peter and Paul, and a blank space in the middle and covered in graffiti written (1622-1900). Stone seats run around all`abside on which there is a beautiful wooden door of the century. XVI, with the emblems of the sacrament in relief; always in the apse, small tabernacle wall stone of the century. XV (perhaps by Duccio). The altar to the right of the chancel retains an exhibition walnut Golden sec. XVII, too high for l`attuale ceiling. On the bottom is observed a century fresco. XVII: St. Martin Bishop and devoted.
Follow on the wall free of an altar, and the sides of the open door in 1523, some century frescoes. XIV - XVI in a fragmentary state, arranged in two registers; Santa with crown in hand and floral dresses (first half of the century. XV), Crucifixion of the end of '300 very damaged, holy hermit and a figure in the lower right. In the lower register, small Saints (third decade of the century. XVI), fragment of the Holy Bishop prior to 1517, San Sebastian. A next layer covers part of these figures and extends below the nearby wooden altar framing a canvas of San Carlo Borromeo and another facing the Holy Virgin of Carmel (sec. XVII). On the table, oval with St. Nicholas of Bari.

Oratory adjoining remains a fresco of the second half of the `500: Piety (central niche), Crucifixion and Resurrection (the sides).

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  • Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 18020 W: 130 N: 37967] (205793)
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  • Date Taken: 2015-02-21
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