San Domenico Church, Arezzo

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The Basilica of San Domenico is a Medieval church in Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy, dedicated to St Dominic. It is especially renowned for housing a painted crucifix (1265) by Cimabue.The construction began in 1275 and was completed in the 14th century. The exterior is a Tuscan Gothic style. It also contains frescoes depicting Life of Santi Filippo, Giacomo Minore, and Caterina (1395-1400) by Spinello Aretino. Spinello’s son, Parri di Spinello painted holad the Crucifixion and Three Saints.The Gothic-style Dragomanni chapel has an altar by Giovanni di Francesco (1368) and frescoes of ‘’Jesus among the Doctors" by Gregorio and Donato di Arezzo. The tryptich of ‘’St Michael archangel and Domenic and Paul’’ is attributed to the Maestro del Vescovado. A stone statue of the "Madonna and child" once stood in one of the gates of the city.
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  • Construction of this small stone church with a Gothic style facade and bell tower was commenced in 1265 and was completed during the 14th century. The facade was being renovated when we visited so...  more »
  • Disappointingly bleak and under heavy repair outside; the inside was rather dark and depressing, with a particularly poignant Cimabue crucifixion. Dd not persevere to activate the lighting system.....  more »
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  • Cimabue's Christ Crucified.
  • Home of Cimabue painted cross
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