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Fra Angelico, early Renaissance painter

Fra Angelico, c. 1395[2] – February 18, 1455) was an Early Italian Renaissance painter described by Vasari in his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects as having “a rare and perfect talent.” More below. Fra Angelico, The Annunciation Interesting … Continue reading

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Fra Angelico, Transitional Early Renaissance

Fra Angelico, Perugia Triptych Angel of the Annunciation. See more below. Late Gothic naturalism marked by cluttered description, decorative colors, extensive gilding, flattened and elongated forms, vertical perspective (rising rather than receding), and symbolic scale (figure size determined by relative … Continue reading

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