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What to visit in Cupramontana
Municipal Palace PDF Print E-mail

In the central Piazza Cavour overlooks this elegant building built between 1777 and 1785 on the design of architect Mattia Capponi from Cupra. In the neoclassical style and with a tower, keeps some testimonies of Roman and medieval age, like gravestones and decorative reliefs.
In the building you can see a big “Martirio di san Lorenzo”, a copy of a similar painting by Pietro da Cortona (1659) and is hosted the great Biblioteca Comunale. Established in 1872, has an extraordinary collection of 430 books of XVI century coming from the Eremo delle Grotte (or “dei Frati Bianchi”) and precious cadastres of the XV and XVI century.

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Museum “Fondo Don Maurizio Fileni " PDF Print E-mail

This is a collection of artworks by the contemporary painter and engraver Giancarlo Scorcelletti (Rome, 1939), located in a side, recently renovated, of the seventeenth-century monastery “camaldolese” of San Lorenzo.
Inside are stored more than two thousand drawings, one hundred sheets of etching and more than one hundred oil on board paintings, some of which are large. A long gallery-corridor, and several large rooms contain all the artworks. There are religious and landscaping works, with graphic etching productions for which Scorcelletti is particularly appreciated.

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International Museum of Wine Labels PDF Print E-mail

The museum, completely rearranged in 2004, keeps a unique collection, emblematic expression of the vocation for wine of the territory of Cupramontana.
Housed in the eighteenth century Palazzo Leoni, contains about a hundred thousand labels of wine marketing, from the eighteenth century and from all over Italy and the world.

 

 

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Church of San Lorenzo PDF Print E-mail

Built between 1771 and 1787 on a design by the architect Mattia Capponi from Cupramontana, is probably, for proportion and elegance, his masterpiece. The imposing neo-classical facade, embellished by sober and elegant lines, has a double-staircase entrance. The church, with a single aisle, has the internal with columns with Corinthian capitals and the apse enriched by stucco rosettes. Declared National Monument, contains five paintings by the Roman painter Pietro Locatelli, painted in 1660 and revised in 1780 by Francesco Appiani, also author of “Martirio di S. Lorenzo”  on the high altar and the “Madonna del Rosario”.  The canvas with "San Romualdo" is a magnificent copy by Cristoforo Unterperger of the masterpiece by Andrea Sacchi situated in the Pinacoteca Vaticana.

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Collegiate Church of San Leonardo PDF Print E-mail

Built in an elegant neoclassical style with Baroque influences, the monumental church opened for worship in 1760, stands at the place of the original church built in 1151 at the center of the castle. Inside you can admire the "Circoncisione" (1615), a masterpiece of the painter Antonio Sarti from Jesi, the “Madonna col Bambino in trono”, called “Madonna della Colonna” (1492), by Andrea di Marcantonio from Jesi, a frontal of altar (1681) in carved wood with golden stylized flower patterns by Andrea Scoccianti from Cupra, defined as “il Raffaello delle fogliarelle”, and a processional cross in silver and embossed copper of the fourteenth century.

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