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Tommaso da Modena

Tommaso da Modena, c.14th-15th cent., Italian painter. He painted 40 panels for a Dominican chapter house (San Nicolo, Treviso) that depicted monks engaged in reading, writing, and prayer. On a commission from Charles IV of Bohemia, Tommaso painted an altarpiece and several accompanying panels for a church in Burg Karlstein.

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