ANGELICO, Fra
(b. ca. 1400, Vicchio nell Mugello, d. 1455, Roma)

A Bishop Saint

c. 1425
Tempera and gold on panel, diameter 15 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

This panel, which probably originally belonged to the San Domenico altarpiece. It is assumed that it represents John Chrysostom (ca. 347-407), one of the early Greek Fathers of the Church, the archbishop of Constantinople.




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