San Nicola dei Lorenesi

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The Church of Saint Nicholas of the Lorrains (Template:Lang-it, Template:Lang-fr) is a Roman Catholic church dedicated to Saint Nicholas and the apostle Saint Andrew. It is one of the national churches in Rome dedicated to France (Duchy of Lorraine). Finished in 1632, the church was designed by French architect François Desjardins and constructed by Francesco Giardini.

The church was thoroughly renovated in 2006 and entitled to the Community of Saint John.

Interior

thumb]] In 1731, Corrado Giaquinto was commissionned to execute the frescoes : "Saint Nicholas water gush from cliff", "The three theologic Virtues", "The three cardinal Virtues" and in the cupola "The Paradise".

Burials

  • French painter Nicolas Mellin

Notes

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