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

Christ the Judge

Chapel of San Brizio, Duomo, Orvieto

In the summer of 1447 Fra Angelico, assisted by Benozzo Gozzoli and several other minor artists, had painted a fresco of the Prophets in one of the triangular ceiling vanes and Christ the Judge in another in the Chapel of San Brizio, a large Gothic construction built arounf d 1408 in the Orvieto Cathedral. The remaining sections of the ceiling were painted by Luca Signorelli in 1499-1502.

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