Monday, June 16, 2014

Iconostasis

Iconostasis, chiesa della Santissima Annunziata, church of the Most Holy Annunciation, via della Madonna, Livorno
The iconostasis of the Santissima Annunziata (Most Holy Annunciation) church in Via della Madonna. This is not an Orthodox place of worship, but a Greek-Catholic church following the Byzantine Rite.

See also: Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata - Annunciation - Innocence and Mansuetude - How Did They Get Up There? - The Original Statues
External links: Iconostasis - Greek Byzantine Catholic Church (Wikipedia)

12 comments:

Revrunner said...

Curious.

William Kendall said...

Quite impressive.

Randy said...

I would say very impressive.

Michelle said...

Very beautiful.

cieldequimper said...

I wouldn't have known it isn't Orthodox. It's magnificent.

Halcyon said...

Very ornate!

Karl Demetz said...

Oh, beautiful !

Luis Gomez said...

Wow! Great looking shot.

Lowell said...

Very ornate and the screened-off chancel/altar area made me think "Orthodox," too.

Arianna said...

Bellissima! Ciao, Arianna

José Mendonça said...

Fantastic! One more great shot.

Dina said...

I always find intriguing the mix of Byzantine Rite + Catholic.
A beautiful iconostasis here.