San Carlo ai Catinari

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The large altarpiece painting of St Charles is by Pietro da Cortona, and was executed in 1667, one of his last works. The saint is depicted carrying a cross in a procession to avert plague at Milan. The precious metalwork of the altar was designed by Simone Costanzi.

Related links:  Pietro Berrettini da Cortona (1597-1669)
Simone Costanzi (18th cent)

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