Prayer on fresco with architectural frame and stone base – Different periods

Basilica of Saint Anthony, right pillar of the counter-façade Restoration supported by Iolanda Ollari Zen Restoration by Giordano Passarella December 2018

The secluded place where this prayer was depicted attests it had been a place for meditation and personal prayer since ancient times, an aspect rediscovered even by today’s devotees, especially after the restoration. At the bottom the fresco presents a cross, whose restoration may perhaps offer the opportunity to investigate more deeply an aspect of the life of the Basilica, that of its consecration, yet to be verified