Short tour itinerary
SEGUI LE ORME - STEP BY STEP
5 - FRESCO OF SS. VINCENZO AND BENIGNO
|In the heavens above the Trevi of the time,
we see the Virgin surrounded by angels and the principal saints protecting
the city: S. Emiliano on the left, S. Vincenzo in the middle, and
S. Benigno on the right. It was painted in 1704 on the occasion of the
rmoval from Lucca to Trevi of the relics of Trevi's saints, St. Vincent
and St. Benignus. By way of thanking the city of Lucca for the precious
gift, the Town Council decided to confer the citizenship of Trevi upon all
the citizens of Lucca. The Priors who commissioned the painting were made
to pay for it because they had not first sought the governor's
authorization. It was restored in 1987 at the expense of the Cooperativa
Agricola Oleificio, producer of the renowned "Oil of Trevi" which can
never be too highly praised.
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