Francesco Manno

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Franceso Manno
S. Andrea della Valle 027.JPG
Three Blessed Theatines", chapel of "Rucellai o Dei Beati, church Sant'Andrea della Valle, Rome
Born (1754-12-20)20 December 1754
Palermo
Died 18 June 1831(1831-06-18) (aged 76)
Rome
Education Vito d'Anna
Known for Painting, 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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