Gialletti & Pimpinelli "Icons" - San Francesco "La Predica"

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$595.00 CAD

All the Gialletti and Pimpinelli decorations are inspired by Italian Renaissance works by artists such as Raphael, Perugino and Pinturicchio, who created many masterpieces for churches and palazzos in the Italian cities of greatest prestige.
This tablet dipicts San Francesco (San Francis) and the birds. The original is a fresco which was painted by Giotto (1267 - 1337) can be found in Assisi's upper Basilica.  Both the clay tablet the image is painted on, and the wood, the tablet is mounted on, have been salvaged from restorations of buildings and ountry homes in the Umbria region dating back to the 17th century.