Angelico, Fra
Angelico, Fra
Biography of this Dominican, a famous painter, who died in 1455

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  • ANGELICO (FRA) — Considéré dès son vivant comme l’un des peintres les plus importants de la première moitié du Quattrocento, Fra Angelico a, pendant des siècles, fasciné les mémoires pour ce trait supplémentaire, mais essentiel, d’avoir été «saint homme», prêtre… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Angelico, Fra — orig. Guido di Pietro born с 1400, Vicchio, Florence [Italy] died Feb. 18, 1455, Rome Italian painter and Dominican friar active in Florence. He entered the convent of San Domenico at Fiesole sometime between 1417 and 1425 and began his artistic… …   Universalium

  • Angelico, Fra — (1387–1455)    Artist.    Fra Angelico was born in Fiesole, Italy, and at the age of twenty six he joined the Dominican Order. During the time of the Great Schism he was forced to move first to Foligno and then to Cortona. On his return, he… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Angelico, Fra —    See Fra Angélico …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Angelico,Fra — An·gel·i·co (ăn jĕlʹĭ kō ), Fra Also known as Giovanni da Fie·so·le (fyĕʹzō lā, lĕ) 1400? 1455. Italian Dominican friar and painter of the Florentine school. * * * …   Universalium

  • Angélico, fra — ► (1387 1455) Pintor toscano de la orden de Santo Domingo. Se distinguió por el vigor del dibujo, la suavidad del colorido y la unción de los temas. En sus obras domina la intencionalidad religiosa. Con ciertos aspectos góticos, es ya un artista… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Angelico, Fra —  (1387–1455) Florentine painter, also known as Fra Giovanni da Fiesole …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • ANGELICO, FRA —    an Italian painter, born at Mugello, in Tuscany; became a Dominican monk at Fiesole, whence he removed to Florence, and finally to Rome, where he died; devoted his life to religious subjects, which he treated with great delicacy, beauty, and… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Fra Angelico — Fra Angélico Fra Angélico por Luca Signorelli, en el fresco La Predicación del Anticristo. Nombre de nacimiento Guido di Pietro da Mugello, Juan de Fiésole Nacimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Fra Angelico — • Biography of this Dominican, a famous painter, who died in 1455 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Fra Angelico     Fra Angelico      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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