Oratorio di Suardi

Central Lombardy

The highlight of this small atmospheric chapel is the collection of vibrant frescoes by Lorenzo Lotto depicting stories of St Barbara and St Brigid. Lotto even snuck in his own self-portrait above the main door, depicting a hunter carrying an owl and a bundle of branches over his shoulder. The church stands in the luxuriant grounds of Villa Suardi, just off the SS42.

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