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Tramonto a Montecassiano
Piazza Unità d'Italia
Montecassiano di notte
Porta Armando Diaz
Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta in Cielo - Cappella della Madonna del Buon Cuore
Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta in Cielo
Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta in Cielo - Altare di MattiaDella Robbia (particolare)
Chiesa San Giovanni
Palazzo Compagnucci
Palazzo Compagnucci - Momenti di Vita Locale
Montecassiano - Borgo
Montcassiano - Borgo
Palio dei Terzieri
Traviata estate 2015 - Banda Filarmonica Comunale P. Giorgi
Musical Sister Act - Oratorio S.Maria (foto Enzo Antinori)
Aspettando La Traviata, estate 2015 (foto Katy Fogante)

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Montecassiano

-“Giovanni da San Guglielmo” Museum of Sacred Art
Among the works inside the church, there is the altarpiece portraying The Sermon of Saint John the Baptist by Girolamo Buratto or Buratti. The church is the home of the “Giovanni da San Gugliemo” Museum of Sacred Art. The most important works here are silver pieces by Domenico and Antonio Piani from Macerata and two busts of Saint Cassian. The museum also preserves numerous liturgical objects: reliquaries, chalices, crosses, pieces from goldsmith shops in Rome and in the Marche.
-Compagnucci Building
In the 16th century, here is where Antonio Scaramuccia secretly brought up Amedeo di Savoia, son of Duke Emanuele Filiberto, for five years. The present East façade was rebuilt in 1806, after the adjoining Chief Magistrate’s building was knocked down which allowed for an enlargement of the square. The main floor houses the Girolamo Buratto Civic Art Gallery and has several rooms characterized by grotesque gouache and fresco decorations in Pompeian style. Until today, the name of the artist who did these paintings is unknown.
-Confraternity Museum
Among the objects in the museum’s collection, there are processional objects by the silversmith Antonio Piani from the second half of the 18th century, belonging to the Confraternity of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Other noteworthy works are: the large 18th century banner of Our Lady of Mount Carmel; the catafalque in painted, gilded wood of the Confraternity of Saints Philip and James with which the dead Christ is carried during the procession on Holy Friday; the processional cross in sculpted gilded wood from the Confraternity of the Most Holy Trinity, of the 17th century and the processional crucifix with the Christ in silver, from the confraternity of the Most Blessed Sacrament, made by the German silversmith, Dionisio Boemer in the 18th century.
Visits on request
The collection preserves church and processional paraments belonging to the seven confraternities that are still active in Montecassiano.
Address C.so Dante Alighieri
Property: Ecclesiastic
Date of building: 18th century
-“Girolamo Buratto” Civic Art Gallery
Among the art works exhibited in the gallery, there is The Dream of Jacob, attributed to Buratto himself, a pupil of Pomarancio, and an important panel entitled the Madonna upon throne with Child between Saints Andrew and Helen and angel musicians by the Spanish painter Ioannes Hispanus. This work recalls the thriving devotion to the Cross in Montecassiano due to the presence of a relic. The panel was begun in 1506, at the end of a plague epidemic and was finished around 1508. The painting portraying Saint John the Baptist in prison is noteworthy, from the first half of the 16th century, attributed to Pietro Ricchi, known as “Il Lucchese.” Lastly, the Gallery exhibits the paintings of Giovanni Cingolan, an artist from Montecassiano.
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