Title Artist (date)

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Title Artist (date)

Title Artist (date)

ANNUNCIATION OF CORTANA

Made in 1433-1434 175 x 180 cm Now placed in the Museo del Prado in Madrid Created with tempera on wood

Fra Angelico focused on the details of the painting His hands were great for his time Necks werent his professional area He still doesnt have eyes down Backgrounds arent too proportional (the ceiling)1Fra Angelico Biographical SketchFra Angelico (1395 - 1455) was born in the Tuscan area of Mugello. He was a Renaissance painter and friar. He joined a religious confraternity at the Carmine Church in 1417, already a painter. He may have trained under the painter Lorenzo Monaco. He painted many frescoes and altarpieces for churches, chapels, and cathedrals. He also worked with gold leaf. He did works for many important and wealthy people, including popes. In 1982, Pope John Paul II beatified him and declared him patron of Catholic artists.

SAN MARCO ALTAR PIECE

Made in 1443 220 x 227 cm Is now in Jan Marco museum in Florence

Depicts the Virgin and her Child Jesus sitting in a throne surrounded by angels and saints The lines created off the Virgin create a triangle Backgrounds are very in depth for the time Hands arent forte in this one, most are covered up or basic Eyes arent strong point either3

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