Cappella Tornabuoni

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Native name Cappella Tornabuoni, Basilica of Santa Maria Novella
Location Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Firenze, Italy
Coordinates 43° 46′ 30.46″ N, 11° 14′ 57.93″ E Link to OpenStreetMap  Link to Google Maps
Established 1485 and 1490
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Cappella Tornabuoni is the main chapel (or chancel) in the church of Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Italy. It is famous for the extensive and well-preserved fresco cycle on its walls, one of the most complete in the city, which was created by Domenico Ghirlandaio and his workshop between 1485 and 1490.

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Life of the Virgin, left side, green in scheme above[edit]

Life of St. John the Baptist, right side, red in scheme above[edit]

Dominican saints and the donors, upper and lower tiers of the central wall, lila in scheme above[edit]

Removed paintings[edit]