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THROUGH AN ITALIAN ARTIST’S EYES
THE ART OF HEAVENLY MUSIC
Saint Cecilia is regarded as the patroness of music, because she heard heavenly music in her heart when she was married, and is represented with an organ….
Saints and Angels—Catholic Online
Orazio Gentileschi (1563-1639) and Giovanni Lanfranco (1582-1647) were both Italian painters creating during the Mannerist and Baroque periods of art. Gentileschi was also the father of Artemisia who has in recent years gained fame for her powerful works as well as her struggles as an early woman artist.
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