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Beato Angelico in San Marco, Florence: Lecture by Dr. Marius Zerafa

June 17, 2013 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura and the Dominican Institute of Toronto present the lecture Beato Angelico in San Marco, Florence by Dr. Marius Zerafa, O.P. (S.T.L., Lect. Th., A.R. Hist. S., Dr. Sc. Soc), on the occasion of A Snapshot of Tuscany, a month long series of tastings, lectures and events celebrating Italian Heritage Month in June promoted by the Bata Shoe Museum and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura.

Monday, June 17, 2013 – 6:30pm
Istituto Italiano di Cultura – 496, Huron St., Toronto
Infoline: 416.921.3802 ext. 221
Free admission
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The Dominican Priory San Marco is today a museum that houses the frescoes of Beato Angelico, a best-loved artist of the early Italian Renaissance. Dr. Zerafa the Aquinas Visiting Scholar at the Faculty of Theology, University of St. Michael’s College, will lecture on the artist commonly known as Fra Angelico, the chapel of San Marco and its magnificent frescoes and altarpiece.

Rev. Dr. Marius Zerafa, O.P. (S.T.L., Lect. Th., A.R. Hist. S., Dr. Sc. Soc) is a noted and extraordinary scholar, art historian and restorer. He is former Curator and Director of the Malta Museums. He is Chair of the Archdiocese of Malta’s Commission for Sacred Art and Vice-President of the Malta Arts Biennale. Dr. Zerafa is lecturer at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome.


June 17, 2013
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto
496 Huron Street
Toronto, Ontario M5R 2R3 Canada
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