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Naples. Not only "Christ veiled": 10 statues of the Virtues in the Chapel of San Severo, photo

Naples Slavonic 19.10.2017 at 03:14

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Raimondo de Sangro, Prince of San Severo — Neapolitan nobleman, known as the Creator of the chapel of San Severo.

the Chapel stands in the heart of the historical centre of Naples and is famous for its sculpture of Christ under the veil — a masterpiece of Giuseppe Sanmartino.

Deserve attention, however, and those statues which adorn the chapel are sculptures depicting different Virtues. Ten of them, and they made the project, inspirer of which was the Prince himself.

Nine of them dedicated to the members of the names of the Sangro, and one whose name the Disappointment, father Raimondo Antonio de Sangro. Statues of the Virtues on women kind and bear the names of divine Love, Decency, Dignity, Generosity, Politeness, Sincerity, Chastity, Diligence. Naples in Slavonic