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FIRST FLOOR - ROOM VI

Masterpieces from the 16th to the 19th century

Especially during the 16th and 17th centuries, the buildings of the Republic were embellished with good quality paintings of different provenance. Some excellent works are still visible in the churches of the historical centre and in other parts of the territory. 

Most of the paintings produced after the 1640s come from the Bologna and Guercino schools. Among those collected in this room, particularly important and valuable is Saint Filippo Neri by the Guercino (1657).  

However, a special place has been assigned to a big 18th century painting by Pompeo Batoni depicting Saint Marino with the Republic in his hands (1740). This precious painting of great historical and civil relevance refers to the happy conclusion of a dramatic and famous episode of San Marino history: the occupation by the papal troops ordered by Cardinal Giulio Alberoni, Legate to Romagna. 

Praiseworthy for its elegance is also a small marble statue representing the Republic by Stefano Galletti from Cento (1876). This is an autographed replica on a smaller scale of the statue located in front of the Government Building. 

This room also contains a relief model of the City of San Marino in the 18th century and two engraved wooden chests coming from the ancient Government Building.

 

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ROOM VI

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ROOM VIII

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