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"What Botticelli was for Florence, Perugino for Umbria, Borgognone for Milan, Bellini was for Venice."--The History of Painting: From the Fourth to the Early Nineteenth Century (1893/94) by Richard Muther

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Umbria is one of the smallest Italian regions and the only peninsular region that is landlocked. Its capital is Perugia. Assisi and Norcia are historical towns associated with St. Francis of Assisi, and St. Benedict.




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