Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth

Renaissance master Fra Angelico transformed the history of western art with his breathtaking paintings. This exhibit reunites the Gardner's magnificent Assumption and Dormition of the Virgin, acquired by Isabella in 1899 with its three companions from the Museo di San Marco.
, 'The Death and Assumption of the Virgin ,' before 1434, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Fra Angelico

The Death and Assumption of the Virgin , before 1434

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Permanent collection

, 'Madonna delle Stelle (Virgin and Child with Angels),' 1424-1434, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Fra Angelico

Madonna delle Stelle (Virgin and Child with Angels), 1424-1434

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

On loan

, 'Funeral of the Virgin,' 1431-1435, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Fra Angelico

Funeral of the Virgin, 1431-1435

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

On loan

, 'Burial of the Virgin,' about 1425, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Fra Angelico

Burial of the Virgin, about 1425

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

On loan

, 'Penitent Saint Jerome,' 1430, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Penitent Saint Jerome, 1430

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

On loan

, 'Paradise,' 1431-1435, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Fra Angelico

Paradise, 1431-1435

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

On loan

, 'Coronation of the Virgin,' 1424-1434, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Fra Angelico

Coronation of the Virgin, 1424-1434

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

On loan

, 'Marriage of the Virgin ,' 1431-1435, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Fra Angelico

Marriage of the Virgin , 1431-1435

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

On loan

, 'Corsini Triptych (Ascension, Last Judgment, Petecost) ,' about 1447-1448, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Fra Angelico

Corsini Triptych (Ascension, Last Judgment, Petecost) , about 1447-1448

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

On loan

, 'Annuciation and Adoration of the Magi ,' 1424-1434, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Fra Angelico

Annuciation and Adoration of the Magi , 1424-1434

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

On loan

, 'Entombment ,' about 1450, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Fra Angelico

Entombment , about 1450

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

On loan

, 'Armadio degli Argenti ,' 1450-1452, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Fra Angelico

Armadio degli Argenti , 1450-1452

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

On loan

, 'Predella from the Annalena altarpiece: Six Scenes from the Life of Cosmas and Damian,' About 1434, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Fra Angelico

Predella from the Annalena altarpiece: Six Scenes from the Life of Cosmas and Damian, About 1434

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

On loan