Italy 2008 800th anniversary of the Franciscan Rule. Painting by Giotto

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  • Issue date: 16th April 2008
  • one value
  • Design: detail of a fresco
  • Printed by: I.P.Z.S., Rome
  • Print process: gravure
  • stamp format height 48mm x width 40mm
  • Perforations: 12.9 x 13.2

La Conferma Della Regola by Giotto di Bondone, 1266-1337
0.60€ ~ fresco from the series by Giotto depicting the life of Francis of Assisi, in the Basilica of St Francis in Assisi, showing Pope Honorius III, confirming the rule of Ordo Fratrum Minorum (the Little Brothers, generally known as the Franciscans) in 1223AD