Example sentences for: jacopo

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  • Its prized possessions are two: the haunting Volto Santo (Holy Face), a wooden crucifix said to have been carved by Nicodemus and possessing miraculous powers; and the graceful white marble tomb of Ilaria del Carretto Guinigi by master Sienese sculptor Jacopo de lla Quercia (1408) in the former sacristy.

  • A second floor loggia is adorned with Jacopo della Quercia’s 15th-century carvings for the city fountain Fonte Gaia (of which a poor 19th-century replica stands in the piazza).

  • In the interior (fourth chapel on left aisle), look for Jacopo della Quercia’s marble altar (1422).

  • Against the east wall, flanking the church entrance, are wooden statues of Mary and the Archangel Gabriel by Jacopo della Quercia.

  • Its collapse fortunately hurt no one, but did crush Jacopo Sansovino’s beautiful 16th-century Loggetta, equally lovingly restored as the entrance to the campanile’s elevator.


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