Poster Fra Angelico - Angel in adoration - 50 x 70 cm

Poster Fra Angelico - Angel in adoration - 50 x 70 cm

Guido di Pietro, also called Fra Angelico (c. 1395-1400 - 1455)
Angel in adoration (detail), turned to the right, c.1425-1450
Panels, oil on wood. H. 37 ; l.23 cm / Paris, musée du Louvre, Paintings Department
© Photo Rmn-GP (musée du Louvre)



Maintenance :
Placer dans un endroit sec, protégées d'un étui ou pochette plastique
Artist :
Fra Angelico (v. 1387-1455)
Art movements :
Renaissance, Art italien, 15th century, Italian paintings
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
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Original work kept at :
Paris, musée du Louvre

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Fra Angelico (v. 1387-1455)

Fra Angelico is a major figure of the Florentine Quattrocento (pre-Renaissance Italy). Very pious, the artist produced many religious paintings or frescoes, notably for the convent of San Marco. Fra Angelico's painting is particularly remarkable because of the bright colours used by the artist, which give a lot of luminosity and contrasts to his works. He was the painter of the transition between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, as the one known as the "painter of angels" he was able to give his paintings a spiritual aura that invites meditation.