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Fra Angelico and the Rise of the Florentine Renaissance

Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid

28 May - 15 Sep 2019

The restoration of the Prado’s Annunciation, painted by Fra Angelico in 1425–26 for the Dominican monastery at Fiesole, is the occasion for this display of around 40 works, which compares the Florentine master with contemporaries such as Masaccio and Donatello. Find out more from the Prado’s website.

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The Annunciation (1425–26), Fra Angelico.

The Annunciation (1425–26), Fra Angelico. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid

Virgin of the Pomegranate (c. 1424–25), Fra Angelico.

Virgin of the Pomegranate (c. 1424–25), Fra Angelico. Museo Nacional del Prado

Coronation of the Virgin (c. 1429), Fra Angelico.

Coronation of the Virgin (c. 1429), Fra Angelico. Museo di San Marco, Florence

Eighteen Dominican Monks (c. 1421–24), Fra Angelico

Eighteen Dominican Monks (c. 1421–24), Fra Angelico. National Gallery, London

Christ on the Cross (c. 1493–98), Pedro Berruguete.

Christ on the Cross (c. 1493–98), Pedro Berruguete. Diputación de Segovia

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