Santuario Della Madonna Delle Lacrime

Treviglio / Italy / 2020

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Santuario della Beata Vergine delle Lacrime (Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of Tears) is an architectural jewel full of history, culture and faith. Built in 1594, it contains the miraculous picture of 1522, that, according to the legend, saved the city from destruction by the French troops. Remarkable for the presence of frescoes and paintings of the Montaltos, a seventeenth-century vault in the nave of the entrance by Molinari and the transept with its majestic dome overlooking the intersection with the nave.


MISSION


Respecting the symbolic value of light
// to highlight Our Lady, the focal point of the entire sanctuary;
// Highlighting frescoed vaults and domes;
// Directing the attention of the faithful to the altar;


Enhancing the artistic content,
// avoiding disturbing effects on paintings with alternating pigments dark and gold inserts;


Setting up of lighting hierarchies
// creating different lighting sets for each type of celebration
// marking the various moments of the liturgy.


All complying with the regulations of the CEI (Italian Episcopal Conference) on ecclesiastical lighting.

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    Santuario della Beata Vergine delle Lacrime (Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of Tears) is an architectural jewel full of history, culture and faith. Built in 1594, it contains the miraculous picture of 1522, that, according to the legend, saved the city from destruction by the French troops. Remarkable for the presence of frescoes and paintings of the Montaltos, a seventeenth-century vault in the nave of the entrance by Molinari and the transept with its majestic dome overlooking the intersection...

    Project details
    • Year 2020
    • Work started in 2019
    • Work finished in 2020
    • Client Parrocchia di S. Martino e S. Maria Assunta
    • Status Completed works
    • Type Churches / Lighting Design
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