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Church of St John the Baptist

What to see in Scansano, Grosseto, Tuscany


remembered from 1276, it was radically restructured in the XVIII century. In the facade stands out the fifteenth-century portal with a frame to ovules. In the interior there are the altars, realized in the XVIII century in plaster and stucco and some paintings: the Madonna that presents the child to Sant'Anna, of the beginning of the XVII century; the Martyrdom of San Sebastiano, attributed to Stefano Volpi; the Madonna del Soccorso. An elegant framing fifteenth-century polychrome with festoons contained the Madonna of the fledgling, glazed terracotta from the workshop of Andrea della Robbia, stolen in 1971 and replaced by a copy. In the presbytery, wooden statue policromata of Madonna of the XV century. In the apse, a valuable wooden choir from the seventeenth century.

  • Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 1, Scansano (Grosseto)
  • Religious location

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La Vecchia Dispensa
Ettore Ponticelli offers in his small shop first-pressing oil of excellent quality.
Via Italia in Montemerano, 31, Manciano (Grosseto)
14.68 Kilometers from Church of St John the Baptist
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