St. Albert the Great

16th century
Fresco
Church of St. Peter Martyr, Murano, Italy

The saint is identified in the inscription as a "blessed" rather than a saint. He was not canonized until the 20th century. As a scholar, a bishop, and a Dominican, he is identified here and in other images by a book, a black-over-white Dominican habit, and a mitre and crozier.

The inscription above may be translated "Here is a saintly Christian. He was great theologian [and] a monarch of natural science.

This is part of a decorative strip of several frescos below the clerestory in the church. They are in excellent condition because they were covered over for centuries and only rediscovered in the 1920s.

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Photographed at the church by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.