From the Dark Ages to the Baroque Splendor: Pietro Cavallini and Gian Lorenzo Bernini in Trastevere
- Duration: 150 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Rome, Italy
- Product code: RM0019
The Rione di Trastevere, besides the many Pizzerias, Clubs and Restaurants, hides in its Churches some of the highest pieces of Art from the Middle Ages to the baroque Age: starting from the Basilica of Santa Cecilia in Trastevere, built upon one of Rome’s oldest Churches and dedicated to the Patron Saint of Music and Musicians, we will admire the IX century Mosaics and the XIII cent Altar by Arnolfo di Cambio. the Church is also Famous for the fragments of the Last Judgment Painted by Pietro Cavallini, an extraordinary frescoed wall hidden behind the Nuns Choir and only available to be seen by few. We will walk to the Church of S. Francesco a Ripa: here in one of the chapels we will admire the statue of the Beata Ludovica Albertoni, one of the last artworks by Gianlorenzo Bernini.
2 and Half hours