Fra Angelico: San Marco, Florence

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G. Braziller, 1995 - Art - 127 pages
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The cloister of San Marco was the home of on e of the greatest Renaissance painters, Fra Angelico. Betwee n 1440 and 1452, he and his assistants covered the entire co mplex with over 50 frescoes, designed within the traditions of the Dominican order. '

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Fra Angelico, a Dominican monk, covered the walls of the Church of San Marco in Florence with elegant frescoes from 1440 to 1452. These two books treat those paintings in different ways, adding to ... Read full review

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
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The Foundation of San Marco in Florence
14
Fra Angelicos Early Works
22
Copyright

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After his retirement, Richard Helms lived in Washington, D.C. He died in October 2002.
William Hood was born in Maine and entered the military in 1942. After serving in the Armored Force and military intelligence, he volunteered for the Office of Strategic Services; he was at the London headquarters of OSS until 1945, when he joined Allen Dulles in Switzerland. He remained in OSS carryover units until CIA was formed. He served abroad and as chief of station, with responsibilities involving Eastern Europe, the USSR, and Latin America, and was executive officer of the Counterintelligence Staff when he retired from CIA. He has published three novels and a nonfiction book, "Mole. He divides his time among New York City, Maine, and East Hampton, New York.

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