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The Republicís Patron Saints

San Marino people have always ascribed their independence to the protection of their founder Saint, Marino. The widespread devotion to the founder Saint has also a great civil relevance. The Saintís images can be found in many public buildings, both laic and religious, and in private ones. The finest works are located in the Government Building.  

The Museumís collection also includes the 17th century high altar piece of the church dedicated to Saint Chiara (among the saints here portrayed is a beautiful image of a young Saint Marino) and small works of different provenance from the 16th to the 18th century, among which a beautiful panel painting of the 16th century from the Tuscan School.  

Less numerous are the images of Saint Agata, joint patron saint of the Republic since 1740, that is since the end of Cardinal Alberoniís occupation (on 5 February, Saint Agataís Day). Here she is depicted in a 17th century painting while suffering martyrdom and in a polychrome wooden bust coming from the Government Building. 

The cases contain some objects once used for the activities of the major San Marino Institutions, such as the urns and balls used to vote in Parliament and the precious 18th century cover containing the form of oath of the Captains Regent.

 

FIRST FLOOR

ROOM V

ROOM VI

ROOM VII

ROOM VIII

ROOM IX 

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