ⓘ San Francesco, Deruta. San Francesco is a Gothic style Roman Catholic church in Deruta, province of Perugia, region of Umbria, Italy. It serves as the Duomo or ..


ⓘ San Francesco, Deruta

San Francesco is a Gothic style Roman Catholic church in Deruta, province of Perugia, region of Umbria, Italy. It serves as the Duomo or main church for the community.

The church was rebuilt after an earthquake in the 14th-century and reconsecrated in 1388. The church structure is simple, with a single uninterrupted nave. The nave wall of the church contains a fresco depicting Madonna with the Child between St Francis and St Bernardino by Domenico Alfani. There are also frescoes depicting St Sebastian, Saints Peter and Paul, Martyr of a saint, and two stories from the Life of St Catherine from Alexandria. In the apse, is a 14th-century fresco depicting The Resurrection. Along the right nave are depictions of the Madonna with the Child among the saints Peter Apostle, Paul, Louis from Toulouse, Catherine, and Francis of Assisi ; a Christ at the house of Martha and Mary ; and a St Anthony from Padua.

The Chapel of the Rosary, erected in 1846, houses an icon of the Virgin of Rosary. A ceramic floor, dating to 1700 and once present in the church of SantAngeli, has now been moved to the Regional Museum of the Ceramics. After the 2016 earthquake, the church remained closed till 21 May 2017.

  • on a fine white ground. Deruta with Gubbio and Urbino, continues to produce some of the finest Italian maiolica. San Francesco Gothic - style church built
  • a 1477 78 fresco by Perugino. It was painted for the church of San Francesco in Deruta and shows the town at its base, along with the inscription DECRETO
  • collections at Florence and in several churches in Perugia, including San Francesco in Deruta His son, Orazio Alfani, was also a prominent painter in Perugia
  • Collazzone, Deruta Fratta Todina, Perugia, Piegaro, San Venanzo, Todi. The main church in the center of town is the neo - gothic style San Giovanni Battista
  • indicates the influence of both the Master of the San Lorenzo Choirbooks and the Master of the Deruta - Salerno Missals. Morello, Giovanni and Laurence B
  • minor fiefs in the Perugine territory, including Assisi, Nocera, Orvieto, Deruta and Todi, fearing to lose their independence as part of the Papal States
  • the economy. Bologna produced lead - glazed wares for export. Orvieto and Deruta both produced maioliche in the fifteenth century. In the sixteenth century
  • painting on wood by Domenico Bruschi of Perugia, a 19th - century crucifix, a Deruta ceramic of the end of the 16th century, and a fresco attributed to Giannicola
  • form part of the collection of the Municipal Art Gallery of the town of Deruta Italy. Lione, Pascoli 1736 Vite de pittori, scultori, ed architetti