Museo di Arte Sacra - Sicily
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The first section presents sacred vestments and furnishings. On display are copes in gold and silk, a silver monstrance and silver chalices, an altar cross in mother of pearl, fine stoles and capes.
The art museum presents terracotta sculptures by the master Giuseppe Criscione and his children Alberto and Paola. About thirty ethnographic nativity scene figurines of the Hyblaean Mountains in the classic style of Criscione as it is known in Europe. The nativity scene is reconstructed on a model depicting elements of the architectural and environmental heritage of Chiaramonte Gulfi.
In the pictorial section are exhibited some paintings by S. Montanucci, depicting the interior of the Church of St. John the Baptist, SS. Savior, St. Vitus and the Shrine of Gulfi.
The museum also hosts a collection of ceramics of Giacomo Alessi, artisan of Caltagirone.
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