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Restoration work begins on the statue of St. Joseph (Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli)

Thanks to the first contributions to the crowdfunding campaign “Precious Statues in Gallipoli”, restoration work on the first of the ancient statues preserved in the Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Gallipoli has begun. In this initial phase of funding, work is concentrated on the statue of St. Joseph and is scheduled for completion by

Restoring Giotto | Basilica of Assisi

The first phase in the restoration of Giotto’s vault in the Lower Basilica of Assisi has began, thanks to contributions to the crowdfunding campaign: Together for St. Francis, in collaboration with the Fondation of the Basilica of Assisi. The support of these donors has made it possible to begin the delicate task of cleaning the

Mystery of the Polyptych in San Severino Marche

The Saints by Paolo Veneziano Among the many precious works of art in the permanent collection of San Severino Marche’s Pinacoteca Civica is a 14th century jewel – a polyptych attributed to the Venetian artist Paolo Veneziano (1300- 1365), known as “the Saints”.    The piece comes with a mystery as the central, upper part is

Restoration begins on the oldest known painting of St. Anthony, thanks to our crowdfunding donors

The protective glass door opens to reveal the oldest known painting of St. Anthony in the Basilica di San Antonio di Padova and start the work of restoration. Under the expert supervision of restorer Valentina Piovan, the first cleaning tests and stabilization interventions are carried out. This would not be happening without the generous support