S. Maria
Community ID
 
52
 
Alternate Names
 
delle Contesse / S. Maria Novae in Plagiis Cortonae
 
Town
 
Cortona
 
Diocese
 
Cortona
 
Region
 
Tuscany
 
Modern Location
 
Margnano
 
Dedication
 
Saint Mary
 
Date Founded
 
1268
 
Date Terminated
 
1785
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by Andrea de Conti Bardinucci, called Contessa Andrea. She became the first abbess

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

Barnaba, daughter of Frederigo di Cortona, wife of Arengeri di Cortona (by testament, dated 1297)

 
Early Documents
 

[1] 1268: indulgence of the archbishop; [2] 1295: Papal Indulgence

 
Art & Artifacts
 

Wood sculptures by Petrozzi, and by Stephano Fabbrucci; painting: Il Perugino

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1268
 
Date Finished
 
1785
 
Length
 
276