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Fra Angelico

The Annunciation, north corridor, Monastery of San Marco, ca. 1438-45

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90 3/5 × 116 9/10 in
230 × 297 cm
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Fra Angelico
Italian, ca. 1395–1455
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Lauded as the “angelic painter” after his death, Fra Angelico (known during his life as Fra …

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Lauded as the “angelic painter” after his death, Fra Angelico (known during his life as Fra Giovanni), pioneered volume measuring as the basis for modeling forms with light and shadow, the logical rendering of perspective, and other techniques that would come to characterize early Renaissance painting. He learned the …

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Fra Angelico
Italian, ca. 1395–1455
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Lauded as the “angelic painter” after his death, Fra Angelico (known during his life as Fra …

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Lauded as the “angelic painter” after his death, Fra Angelico (known during his life as Fra Giovanni), pioneered volume measuring as the basis for modeling forms with light and shadow, the logical rendering of perspective, and other techniques that would come to characterize early Renaissance painting. He learned the …

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Fra Angelico

The Annunciation, north corridor, Monastery of San Marco, ca. 1438-45

Fresco
90 3/5 × 116 9/10 in
230 × 297 cm
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