Thursday, 29 May 2014

Siena, church Santa Maria dei Servi

This church, originally built in the Middle Ages, it is sometimes referred to San Clemente.
Santa Maria dei Servi is located on a small hill and from this position you can admire a beautiful view of Siena.

the facade of the church and the landscape that tourists can see from terrace
photos &copy alpav

Inside the church there are often interesting works of art from the Renaissance period.
Here are visible paintings by Bernardino Fungai (Coronation of the Virgin),Coppo di Marcovaldo, Matteo di Giovanni, Taddeo di Bartolo, Pietro Lorenzetti and other artists.

Madonna di Bordone painted by Coppo di Marcovaldo (photo wikipedia)

painting by Fungai-photo &copy alpav
For the artist Bernardino Fungai and Coppo di Marcovaldo we know few works often in Tuscany. Some paintings  by Fungai are in the Getty Museum of Los Angels, in the Museum of Fine Arts of Houston, etc.

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