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This extraordinary micromosaic plaque comes from the Vatican mosaic studio and is believed to date from the mid twentieth century. It depicts a scene from the The Betrothed (Promessi Sposi), the Italian historical novel by Alessandro Manzoni which was first published in 1827. Label on verso reads " Rev. Fabricca de S. Pietro In Vaticano, Studio Mosaico" , with title " Promessi Sposi" and number 5596A. ("S. Pietro" is not the artist's name and is simply a reference to Basilica di San Pietro (St...