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Saint Francis Preaching to the Birds

circa 1290

Why is it canonical?

This fresco mural panel, unofficially attributed to Giotto, exemplifies the cutting edge artistic work produced as a part of a decades long effort to build the basilica commemorating the life and work of Saint Francis. Artists from through Italy and Europe came to contribute, and a created a meeting of the minds that advanced the quality of workmanship and artistic expression in Italy.

Creators

Giotto

Locations

Assisi Perugia Italy

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