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Here is again the Oratory of the Brotherhood of Saint John the Beheaded in the little town

of Stroncone, Umbria, the fresco paintings of which can be seen in this page.

As already mentioned, this sacred building is a jewel of architecture, sculpture and painting

and in this page can be seen part of the bas-reliefs, sculptures and architectural

decorated elements such as altars, ribs, etc.

The reliefs are made of lime-based plaster and masterfully molded by two brothers,

Gregorio and Cristoforo Grimani, very active

since the last decade of the 16th century.

Very interesting, yet not unusual, the presence of a previous cycle of wall paintings

on which have been built the Baroque altars, and which

were revealed after having removed

the canvas paintings for their


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