Canal March

Fiesole, Florence, Rome. The Power and Importance of Communication

José Manuel Cruz Valdovinos

Known as Fra Angelico, it is often repeated that Guido di Pietro “was more of a painter than a friar” despite the coexistence of both throughout his life. “Fra Angelico was the first to comprehend, chronologically, Masaccio’s lesson” declares the Professor of Art History José Manuel Cruz Valdovinos, who analyses the Dominican monk’s painting and points out the formal characteristics–anatomy, space, depth and perspective– of his contributions to early Renaissance painting, to the Italian Quattrocento.

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