Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • A Bishop Saint, ca. 1420
    Fra (Guido di Pietro) Angelico (Italian, ca. 1390–1455)
    Tempera on panel

    6 1/4 x 6 1/8 in. (15.9 x 15.6 cm)
    Bequest of Lucy G. Moses, 1990 (1991.27.2)

    This roundel and a similar one portraying Saint Romulus (National Gallery, London) occupied the top of the left framing pilaster of the San Domenico high altarpiece, with Saint Romulus on the front face of the pilaster and Saint Alexander set at right angles to it on the outside, lateral face. Romulus and Alexander were patron saints of Fiesole.

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    A Bishop Saint, ca. 1420
    Fra (Guido di Pietro) Angelico (Italian, ca. 1390–1455)
    Tempera on panel

    6 1/4 x 6 1/8 in. (15.9 x 15.6 cm)
    Bequest of Lucy G. Moses, 1990 (1991.27.2)


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