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Discuss how the Italo-Byzantine sense can be seen as an evident in Berlinghieri's St. Francis Altarpiece

Discuss how the Italo-Byzantine sense can be seen as an evident in Berlinghieri's St. Francis Altarpiece. Provide at least two scholarly resources other than Gardner's Art through the Ages in support of you position.

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"Italo" refers to the geographic location (Italy) which helps to differentiate it from the original "Byzantine" which refers to art from Byzantium during the 5th and 6th centuries.
Byzantine art could be defined as art that was religious in content, was stylized but with a taste for naturalism, made use of elaborate and intricate details, and paid a high level of attention to the surface of the work. Rich colors, idealized figures, sumptuous fabrics, elegant architecture were depicted in the work and expensive materials such as glittering glass mosaic tesserae and gold leaf were applied to the surface. Byzantine artists were primarily interested ...

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