Photographer's Note

The church of San Lorenzo is the cathedral of the diocese of Genoa was built between the X and the end of the fourteenth century. The interior consists of three naves, the central topped by a fake gallery. Above the middle door there are two frescoes painted between the end of the thirteenth century and the beginning of the XIV depicting the Last Judgement and the Glorification of the Virgin, are in the Byzantine style and refer to the iconography of Constantinople at that time. Along the left aisle is the chapel of St. John the Baptist was built between 1450 and 1465, with statues of Matthew Civitali and Andrea Sansovino. Is useful to remember that recent renovation work carried out on the main altar, made ​​visible masonry parts belonging to the apse of the church dating back to the seventh century.
Important element of the cathedral is the Museo del Tesoro di San Lorenzo

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  • Copyright: Ely Gaetani (elysan) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 26 W: 0 N: 90] (820)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-09-22
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/4.5, 1/30 seconds
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  • Date Submitted: 2013-09-16 8:31
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