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11 edition of The Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi found in the catalog.

The Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi

by Elvio Lunghi

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Published by Scala/Riverside in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Giotto, -- 1266?-1337 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Francis, -- of Assisi, Saint, -- 1182-1226 -- Art,
  • San Francesco (Church : Assisi, Italy),
  • Mural painting and decoration, Renaissance -- Italy -- Assisi,
  • Mural painting and decoration, Italian -- Italy -- Assisi,
  • Church decoration and ornament -- Italy -- Assisi,
  • Assisi (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBasilica of Saint Francis in Assisi
    StatementElvio Lunghi ; [translated by Christopher Evans].
    GenreArt.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13632542M
    ISBN 101878351516
    OCLC/WorldCa36904275

    The Basilica of St. Francis (Basilica di San Francesco), a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Assisi, is a popular European pilgrimage site. The complex of two churches commemorates Saint Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan Order, who is buried here. Plans for the basilica commenced upon his death in and were completed in The Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi (Book): Founded in , the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi is the burial place of St. Francis and the mother church of the Franciscan order of monks. It is also a treasure house of art, decorated with monumental frescoes by some of the greatest painters of the thirteenth and fourteenth Upper Basilica is perhaps most famed .

    The Basilica of St Francis at Assisi: The frescoes by Giotto his precursors and followers LUNGHI, ELVIO Published by Thames and Hudson, London (). Founded in , the Basilica of St Francis in Assisi is the burial place of the well-known saint and the mother church of the Franciscan order of monks. It is also a treasure house of art, decorated with monumental frescoes by some of the greatest painters of 5/5(7).

      The Story of Saint Francis of Assisi – As told in the twenty-eight frescoes of the Basilica of San Francesco This beautiful new book by renowned art historian Timothy Verdon tells the story of the life of St. Francis of Assisi in story and art. The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, commonly known as Saint Francis Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in downtown Santa Fe, New is the mother church of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe.. The cathedral was built by Archbishop Jean Baptiste Lamy between and on the site of an older adobe church, La Parroquia (built in Country: United States.


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