The Sansevero Chapel Museum in the historic heart of Naples is a jewel of the world’s artistic heritage. Here, baroque creativity, dynastic pride, beauty and mystery blend to create a unique and almost timeless atmosphere.
Il Museo Cappella Sansevero è un gioiello del patrimonio artistico internazionale nel centro antico di Napoli. Tra i suoi capolavori, il celebre Cristo velato
The Cappella Sansevero (also known as the Cappella Sansevero de' Sangri or Pietatella) is a chapel located on Via Francesco de Sanctis 19, just northwest of the church of San Domenico Maggiore, in the historic center of Naples, Italy. The chapel is more properly named the Chapel of Santa Maria della Pietà.
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- Via Francesco De Sanctis, 19/21, 80134, Campania
The highlight of the Museo Cappella Sansevero is the "Veiled Christ," a statue created by the Neapolitan artist Giuseppe Sanmartino in 1753.
- Via Francesco De Sanctis, 19/21, 80134 Napoli, Italy, Naples, Italy
Originally built around the end of the 16th century to house the tombs of the di Sangro family, the chapel was given its current baroque fit-out by Prince Raimondo di Sangro, who, between 1749 and 1766, commissioned the finest artists to adorn the interior. In Queirolo's Disinganno, the man trying ...
- Via Francesco de Sanctis 19, Naples, Bay of Naples
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The Cappella Sansevero contains works of art by some of the leading Italian artists of the 18th century. Its origin dates to 1590 when John Francesco di Sangro, Duke of Torremaggiore, after recovering from a serious illness, had a private chapel built in what were then the gardens of the nearby Sansevero family residence, the Palazzo Sansevero.
The Cappella Sansevero, a jewel of the world's artistic heritage (also known as the Capella Sansevero de' Sangri or Pietatella or The Alchemical Chapel), is just north of the church of San Domenico Maggiore, (also in the historic center of Naples). It contains works of art by some of the leading Italian artists of the 18th century.
The Chapel of Sansevero is a true example of art and mystery in which there are still hidden today many incredible stories and symbols of which nobody knows the meaning. So many secrets to discover or endless works of art that you can't avoid going to visit as it is not enough to read the stories or see the photographs printed in some manual.
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- Via de Sanctis Francesco, 19 / 21, Naples, Campania
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