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

Annunciation and Adoration of the Magi

c. 1424
Tempera and gold on panel, 84 x 50 cm
Museo di San Marco, Florence

The superimposed scenes are portrayed on a golden ground, the elaborately tooled patterns and rich array of colours of which seem inspired by the exquisite textiles and chromatic brilliance of Gentile da Fabriano's altarpiece.




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