Torriti, Jacopo (the 13th century)

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Jacopo Torriti, Italian painter, lived in the 13th century. There are no any documents about his life. In 1291 he signed the apse mosaics in the basilica St John Lateran in Rome, which was nearly all redone in 1878. The mosaics of apse in Santa Maria Maggiore Incoronazione and Storie della Vergine was executed in 1295. Torriti probably participated in execution of some frescoes in the higher church of S.Francesco d'Assisi and frescoes in Abbey of Tre Fontane close to Rome.

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