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Oratorio di San Giuseppe dei Falegnami – Palermo

Splendid baroque jewel of 1603, which is located within the Faculty of Law of the University of Palermo, was the seat of the Confraternity of carpenters.

Inside you can admire: an imposing wooden machine of 1759 with Saint Joseph, the stucco decoration with cherubs, festoons, medallions, frames by Giuseppe Serpotta and late eighteenth-century frescoes, the wooden shutters with episodes from the life of Christ and Virgin and, moreover, two good eighteenth-century wooden statues, depicting the Virgin and St. Joseph, executed by Baldassare Pampilonia.