The second group of Four Holy Crowned Ones died at Albano, Italy. art. in 841, caused the church to be repaired, and the relies of these martyrs to be translated thither out of the cemetery on the Lavican Way. The first group had four saints that were soldiers. This panel… The sculptor,_____, produced The Four Crowned Martyrs for a niche at Orsanmichele (Fig. The Four Crowned Martyrs were patron saints of the Florentine Guild of Stonemasons and Carpenters, which also included sculptors in their membership. They were commissioned by Roman Emperor Diocletian to make several sculptures; however, when he requested a sculpture of the pagan god Aesculapius for a heathen temple, they refused to carve it. Nanni di Banco, Four Crowned Saints by Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris Nanni di Banco, Four Crowned Saints , c. 1410-16, marble, figures 6′ high, Orsanmichele, Florence (Italy) A basilica was erected in honor of these martyrs in Rome. The Four Crowned Martyrs were venerated early in England, with Bede noting that there was a church dedicated to them in Canterbury. This statue by Nanni di Banco explains the stories of two groups of martyrs. 49. ... Pope Gregory the Great mentions an old church of the four crowned martyrs in Rome. As punishment the emperor had the sculptors sealed alive in lead coffins and thrown into a river. The legend of the Four Crowned Martyrs refers to Christian sculptors working for the Emperor Diocletian (depicted on the left with crown and scepter) who refused his order to carve a statue of a pagan god. Their Acts are of no account. Known internationally for the way we help our visitors explore art and their own creativity. There were nine total martyrs divided into two groups. The painting comes from an altarpiece the guild commissioned for its altar in the church of Orsanmichele in Florence. Nanni di Banco, di Banco At the Monastery of San Marco, ________ and his assistants frescoed paintings in the cells of the monks and their community rooms. The Four Crowned Martyrs and Their Cult The vast majority of martyrs venerated in the Christian church before 1500 were early Christians The Four Crowned Martyrs [before Diocletian?] According to tradition the Four Crowned Martyrs (d. 305 A.D.) were renowned sculptors living in what is today Austria-Hungary. The second group consisted of five sculptors that were put to death. They were Carpophorus, Secundius, Severian, and Victorinus. The Denver Art Museum's collection includes more than 70,000 works of art. | Denver Art Museum Persec. This relief showing sculptors at work was part of a commission from the guild of sculptors and wood-carvers in Florence. Pope Leo IV. The monument to the Four Crowned Martyrs (Quattro Santi Coronati), detail of the relief, 1415 Marble Orsanmichele, Florence Alinari/Art Resource, NY. 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