ArtBabble: Bonaventura Berlinghieri en Berlinghieri, Altarpiece of St. Francis, c. 1235 (Church of San Francesco, Pescia) <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-institution"> <div class="field-label">Institution:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/partner/smarthistory">Smarthistory</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>A very early panel depicting Francis of Assisi (1182-1226) prior to his canonization. It was painted in Italy but in the Byzantine style at the very end of the Medieval period just prior to the development of Renaissance Humanism.</p> <p>Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker</p> Bonaventura Berlinghieri Byzantine gold icon Italo-Byzantine Medieval middle ages Painting panel Saint Saint Francis stigmata tempera People Spirituality Stories Smarthistory 147e912d0ad1fb2f Tue, 15 Sep 2009 01:06:12 +0000 4843 at