Fra Angelico - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Fra Angelico

Style: Early Renaissance;Abstract Expressionism

Place: Rupecanina

Born: 1395

Death: 1455

Nationality: Italy


Fra Angelico (c. 1395 - February 18, 1455), born Guido di Pietro, was an Early Italian Renaissance painter, referred to in Vasari's Lives of the Artists as having "a rare and perfect talent". Known in Italy as il Beato Angelico, he was known to his contemporaries as Fra Giovanni da Fiesole (Brother John from Fiesole). In Giorgio Vasari's Lives of t...