Francesco Manno

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Franceso Manno
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Three Blessed Theatines", chapel of "Rucellai o Dei Beati, church Sant'Andrea della Valle, Rome
Born(1754-12-20)20 December 1754
Died18 June 1831(1831-06-18) (aged 76)
EducationVito d'Anna
Known forPainting, architecture

Francesco Manno (20 December 1754 - 18 June 1831) was an Italian painter and architect. Born at Palermo in 1754, he was originally a goldsmith, but later devoted himself to painting. In 1786 he settled at Rome, working in the studio of Francesco Preziado de la Vega.[1] Manno became the Secretary of the Accademia di San Luca. On 13 July 1794 he became a member of the Accademia dei Virtuosi del Pantheon. Favored by Pope Pius VI, Manno was appointed Painter of the Sacred Apostolic Buildings in 1800. He died in Rome in 1831.

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  1. ^ Betti, Salvatore (1834). Emilio de Tipaldo (ed.). Biografia degli Italiani illustri nelle scienze: lettere ed arti del Secolo XVIII, e de'Contermporanei. Tipografia di Alvisopoli, Venice. p. 287.
  2. ^ it:Palazzo del Quirinale#La Sala degli Ambasciatori

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