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  • Record Number: 3177
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Ambrosio , Francis J.
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  • Title: On Seeing Fra Angelico's San Marco "Annunciation": The Place of Art [the author meditates on the meaning of Fra Angelico's painting at the monastery of San Marco; Ambrosio explores the painter's understanding of Dominican beliefs and practices as well as more general ideas including Mary as a metaphor for freedom and contemplation].
  • Source: Italian History and Culture 3, ( 1997): Pages 87 - 154.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Angelico, Fra, Painter- San Marco Annunciation Art History- Painting Florence- Male Dominican Monastery of San Marco- Annunciation Painting Mary, Virgin, Saint- Annunciation in Art Monks
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations: Four figures. Figure One Fra Angelico, "The Annunciation" (Florence, Monastery of San Marco). Figure Two Fra Angelico, "Detail of the Madonna from the Annunciation." Figure Three Fra Angelico, "Detail of the Angel from the Annunciation." Figure Four Fra Angelico, "St. Dominic at the Foot of the Cross" (Florence, Monastery of San Marco, Cloister of St. Anthony).
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  • Author's Affiliation: Georgetown University
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 11232463
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