Inventing the image of Saint Francis

A new image of a new saint in the Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence.

St. Francis and scenes from his life, 1240s–1260s, panel (Bardi Chapel, Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker

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Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Inventing the image of Saint Francis," in Smarthistory, May 7, 2020, accessed March 1, 2024,