The St. Francis Museum Church
is tied to the
Franciscan memory. Its construction, according to tradition, dates from 1223,
when it was built to celebrate the passage of the saint of Assisi
from Isola Maggiore
on Lake Trasimeno
. More probably the
church was built at the end of the XIII century.
The Parish Church of Santa Maria
goes up to the XIII century, even if its structure has been
modified and renewed during the time. To its inside is possible to visdit
two masterpieces among the
maximum exponents that the history of art remembers. The first one is the
painting of the "Assumption of the Virgin
", work of the 1513
of the Perugino
, where the Madonna is drawn in the gesture to protect
the community of Corciano
from the adversities.
The second one is the gonfalone of Benedict
, dated 1472, where the artist has represented with great
effectiveness and precision the castle of Corciano.
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