Fra Angelico

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Fra Angelico
Fra Angelico portrait.jpg
Detail frae Deeds o the Antichrist bi Luca Signorelli (c. 1501) in Orvieto Cathedral, Italy[1]
BornGuido di Pietro
c. 1395
Rupecanina, Mugello, Republic o Florence
DiedFebruar 18, 1455 (age aboot 59)
Roum, Papal States
Kent forPentin, Fresco
Notable wirk(s)Annunciation o Cortona
Fiesole Altarpiece
San Marco Altarpiece
Deposeetion o Christ
Niccoline Chapel
Muivementearly Renaissance
Patron(s)Cosimo de' Medici
Pape Eugene IV
Pape Nicholas V

Fra Angelico (born Guido di Pietro; c. 1395[2] – Februar 18, 1455) wis an Early Italian Renaissance penter describit bi Vasari in his Lives o the Maist Excellent Penters, Sculptors, an Airchitects as havin "a rare an perfect talent".[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Considered tae be a posthumous portrait o Fra Angelico.
  2. Metropolitan Museum of Art
  3. Giorgio Vasari, Lives of the Artists. Penguin Classics, 1965.