A hundred drawings from the Uffizi and the British Museum by Italian Renaissance artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Fra Angelico
, Botticelli, Mantegna, Michelangelo, Verrocchio and Titian, are on show here.
is a captivating showcase of the classical creations of Fra Giovanni de Fiesole (c.
Personal reaction is not a good guide here (it leads to a 'tyranny of the squeamish') and so the suggested solution is to focus on whether the 'social meaning' of the religious display will be 'more or less the same as the meaning of the object displayed.' Fra Angelico
paints again, but more as a great artist than as Il Beato.
Behind one bedroom door were two lost 15th century works by Italian painter Fra Angelico
- already sold for pounds 1.7million.
While a timed ticket into the Uffizi Gallery will cost you pounds 20 if you book it on line in advance, a ticket to the museum housed in the old convent of San Marco is only pounds 3.50 and you could spend a morning there looking at Fra Angelico
's marvellous frescoes.
Rossiano 3), which had such impact in the Quattrocento, as demonstrated by Fra Angelico
's work at San Marco in the 1440s.
The two small works were painted by a monk known as Fra Angelico
Once Therese and Dechartre have made love, for example, they are so enthralled with one another that when they visit the cells decorated by Fra Angelico
at San Marco, they lose themselves in a kiss in front of the crowning of the Virgin instead of admiring the work itself (462).
I hadn't booked so we ditched that idea and instead headed for San Marco, the church and monastic cells that were the canvas for a monk called Fra Angelico
Published to accompany the historic exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 2005-2006, this beautifully illustrated, oversize (10.75x11.5") catalogue contains essays and entries centered around a selection of 120 works by Fra Angelico
and his contemporaries.
Also on display are works by Raphael, Fra Angelico
, Melozzo da Forli, Titian, and, from more modern times, Vincent Van Gogh, Francis Bacon and Graham Sutherland.