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date: 18 September 2019

Aignani, Michelelocked

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Active in San Martino.

Died 6 November 1400, in Bologna, buried in San Martino.

Sculptor.

Michele Aignani was a member of the Carmelite order, and published theological works under the name of Fra Michele de Bolonia. According to Ghirardacci he was also a sculptor and the Carmelite church of S Martino Maggiore contains a number of his works. After entering holy orders he went to study in Paris and was awarded a doctorate. His portrait, which he carved himself, decorates his tombstone in front of the high altar chapel....

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