Amico, Bernardine

, an artist and an author, was a Franciscan of Gallipoli, in the kingdom of Naples, and prior of his order at Jerusalem. During a residence of five years there, he made drawings and wrote descriptions of that city and neighbourhood; and on his return to Italy, published a magnificent volume, entitled “Trattato delle Piante e immagini de' sacri edifizi di Terra Santa,Rome, 1620. The plates were engraved by the celebrated Callot. 2