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The 2 Artworks of Serafino Serafini and of topic Saints



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Serafino Serafini - Death of St LouisDeath of St LouisSerafino Serafini

Scene 25 of the cycle on the life of St Benedict depicts Benedict telling two monks where and what they have eaten outside the monastery.In a number of scenes Benedict is required to be stern with his weaker brothers, either because they have become possessed by demons (Scene 13) or because they hav...

Church of San Francesco (Mantua, Italy)
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Serafino Serafini - St Louis of Toulouse Ordained Bishop by Pope Boniface VIIISt Louis of Toulouse Ordained Bishop by Pope Boniface VIIISerafino Serafini

The man lying on the ground and biting his hand in the badly damaged fragment on the altar walls thought to represent Cain. In fact, biting one's hand is a traditional symbol of envy, one of Cain's seven sins. In the medallion of the grotesque decor below, a murder scene with Triton-like creatures i...

Church of San Francesco (Mantua, Italy)