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ID number:  BIRBI-44.4c
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Artist / Maker:  Tiberio, d'Assisi (c.1470-1524)
Title / Object name:  St Francis of Assisi
Object type:  Painting
Culture:  Italian
Date made:  early 16th century
Materials:  Fresco, transferred to canvas
Measurements:  153 x 70 cm unframed; 165.3 x 81.8 x 8cm framed
Provenance:  Purchased from M. de Beer, August 1944

Saint Francis (about 1181-1226) is shown in the habit of the religious order he formed, the Friars Minor. He displays the stigmata, the scars corresponding to the five wounds of the crucified Christ. Francis’s gentle face is based on Cimabue’s image of the saint from the late 13th century.
The fresco is one of three in the collection which were detached from the walls of a church in Bastia. Francis originally stood next to Saint Clare flanking the Virgin and Child, with Saints Sebastian and Ansanus on the other side

1 Related People

Tiberio, d'Assisi
c. 1470

1 Related Publications

Italian pictures of the Renaissance: Centeral Italian and North Italian schools
Berenson, B

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