The Oratory of
Our Lady of Ripaia is a Romanesque church located in the village of
Treggiaia of the town of Pontedera. Built in the thirteenth century
the building has a simple facade with a portal stone. In the lunette
above the picture painted still persists but faded the “Madonna
with Child” width a mullioned windows at the top with three
columns. The oratory was enlarged in 1696 with the construction of
the apse and the small bell' while in the second half of the
nineteenth century was the subject of a complete restoration. In
1992 the church was again restaurata. All' internal preservers the
precious image of the Madonna an Child with St. Lawrence and St-
Bartholomew, “venerated width the title” Our Lady of Ripaia the
painting has recentely been attributed to the Master of San Torpoint
painter, active in Pisa in the first half of the fourteenth century.
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