The Places of Perugino
Sezione introduttiva -Luoghi Perugino
The Church of Saints Gervasius and Protasius, which is the cathedral of Città della Pieve, is located where Piazza Gramsci and Piazza Plebiscito, the town’s central squares, meet.
The Sanctuary of the Madonna delle Lacrime, builtl in the 15th century followin a miraculous event during which the effigy of the Madonna and Child was seen weeping, houses important works of art by Perugino and Lo Spagna
The church of San Sebastiano was certainly built between the 14th and 15th centuries and was modified to its present form in 1623.
Panicale is a picturesque medieval village which has largely kept its original structure intact. It rises in a territory that was once inhabited by the Etruscans and which gave a safe refuge to Roman soldiers who escaped the battle of Trasimeno won by Hannibal’s Carthaginians.
One of Italy's most important museums
Among the works in the Pinacoteca of Bettona, there are two paintings attributed to Pietro Vannucci known as "Il Perugino": the Sant'Antonio da Padova and the Madonna della Misericordia with Saints Stephen, Jerome and patrons. In addition to these, the Gonfalone di Sant'Anna is worth mentioning.
Built between 1452 and 1457 within the new wing of the Priori Palace, it was home for the guild of the currency changers.
Inside the splendid church of Santa Maria Maggiore in Spello, on the two pillars flanking the apse, are two works by Pietro Vannucci, known as "Perugino"
When in Foligno, the splendid Nunziatella Oratory is certainly worth a visit; built between 1490 and 1494, it is attributed, without certain proof, to Francesco di Bartolomeo da Pietrasanta.
The oratory of Santa Maria dei Bianchi, in Città della Pieve, houses one of Perugino's greatest masterpieces.
Formed by the superposition of two churches and the crypt where the body of the Saint lays, the basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi features masterpieces by the greatest artists of all times, such as Cimabue, Pietro Lorenzetti and Simone Martini