(b. ca. 1400, Vicchio nell Mugello, d. 1455, Roma)
St Peter Martyr Altarpiece1427-28
Tempera and gold on panel, 137 x 168 cm
Museo di San Marco, Florence
In this early altarpiece by Fra Angelico the Virgin and Child are in the centre, while Sts Dominic and John the Baptist are represented on the left and Sts Peter Martyr and Thomas Aquinas on the right. On the upper part scenes from the life of St Peter Martyr are depicted.