Cattedrale di San Venanzio, Duomo, Fabriano

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Fabriano Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Fabriano, Italy, dedicated to San Venanzio . It is the seat of the Bishop of Fabriano-Matelica.History and descriptionThe present church was built in the 14th century and rebuilt in 1607–1617 in a Baroque restoration, including stucco decoration and paintings by Gregorio Preti, Salvator Rosa, Giovanni Francesco Guerrieri, Giuseppe Puglia and Orazio Gentileschi. The apse belongs to the original 14th-century cathedral as do the cloister and the St Lawrence Chapel with frescoes (c. 1360) by Allegretto di Nuzio. The church has also frescoes depicting the Story of the True Cross (1415) by Giovanni di Corraduccio.SourcesWebsite of the Diocese of Fabriano-Matelica: the parish of the cathedral Website of the Diocese of Fabriano-Matelica: history of the cathedral the organ
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  • Visitors should visit this cathedral when in Fabriano, as it has beautiful works of art and a peaceful atmosphere. The hidden gem, frescoes of Allegretto Nuzi from 14th century, are inspired by...  more »
  • There are surprising frescoes behind the altar from the 1200's. If you are in the neighborhood of Fabriano, it is definitely worth a visit.  more »

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