Monday, December 10, 2012

Most Blessed Sacrament Chapel

Most Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Cappella del Santissimo Sacramento, Cathedral of Livorno, Duomo di Livorno
The altar of the “Cappella del Santissimo Sacramento” (Most Blessed Sacrament Chapel) in our Cathedral: the altarpiece is “Cristo coronato di spine” (Christ Crowned with Thorns), painted by Fra Angelico around 1440.

See also : Duomo di Livorno - Around the Duomo - Via Cairoli - After the Snow - Fontana del Duomo - Inside the Cathedral

14 comments:

Robert Geiss said...

A fine piece of art.

Would love to have such a bike, as from two days ago. Please have a good new week.

Stefan Jansson said...

very symmetrical.

Michelle said...

Just stunning.

Jack said...

Very impressive, VP. The painting, the sculptures, the columns, everything.

Randy said...

Beautiful alter.

Taken For Granted said...

Hard to believe that the Angelico painting is 50 years older than when Columbus sailed to the New World. Amazing.

Dina said...

Wow, and look at those columns!

Lucy Corrander - M2 Photos said...

These time-scales are sometimes difficult to grasp.

cieldequimper said...

One of my favourite painters. It's magnificent.

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger said...

Lovely. It's nice to remember the real meaning of Christmas amidst all the commercialism.
Duncan In Kuantan

Halcyon said...

Lovely! The angels make nice adornments to the alter.

Traveling Hawk said...

Beautiful altar, with valuable painting.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

1440, gosh that is unbelievable VP, it's beauty certainly has stood the test of time.

JM said...

Absolutely beautiful!