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Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Vita

 

The “Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Vita” is a Baroque church began in 1687-1690, the facade was not added till 1905. The sanctuary houses the sculptural group of “Lamentation over Dead Christ” (1463) by Niccolò dell’Arca.

The Historical Objects and Exhibits of the Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Vita include:

  • “Lamentation over the Dead Christ” by Niccolò dell’Arca

Further information about the Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Vita is available via the following links:

  • Historical Objects and Exhibits of the Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Vita

Essential Facts:

  • Name:                  Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Vita
  • Italian:                 Santuario di Santa Maria della Vita
  • City:                      Bologna, Italy
  • Founded:             1690
  • Location:             Via de’ Musei, 8, 40124 Bologna BO, Italy

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“Short prayers reach heaven.” – “Breve orazione penetra.” Italian Proverb

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