Fra Angelico (Temporis)

5 avg rating
( 3 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781859956410: Fra Angelico (Temporis)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Guido di Petro was born in 1387 in Tuscany, near Fiesole. While still very young, he joined the Observant Dominican order, making the vow of absolute poverty and obedience. His talent soon proved useful as he began to paint miniatures for missals and other religious books.In 1436, along with several other friars, he moved to the convent of San Marco in Florence. There he painted frescos in the cloister and in the chapel. His move to Florence established a fundamental change for him, as he was plunged into the effervescence of a major artistic centre under the protection of Medici family the most influential patrons of the arts of the time.He was among the first to use the techniques of perspective proposed by Leon Battista Alberti. His method of depicting movement, as well as his use of colour and facial expressions to highlight grace and emotion, place him among the major painters of European Gothic and early Renaissance, with such brilliant works as the Annunciation, and The Last Judgement. Gentile da Fabriano may have been one of his students.By the end of his life, he was an archpriest in Florence and died in 1455 in Rome. Called Blessed Angelico for a long time (Vasari dates this name back to 1469), he was not officially beatified until 1984 by Pope John Paul II.Through a series of magnificent illustrations, combined with artistic and biographical analysis, Etienne Beissel unravels the talent of this unique artist, who alone knew how to paint a Christian soul, and whom Andr Malraux considered to be the painter who marked the severance between the sacred art of the Middle Ages and the new art born with the Renaissance.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Stephan Beissel is an eminent specialist of Fra Angelico s painting. His work is not only a meticulous analysis, it is also a fresco of diverse figures of the Renaissance. Archaeologist and theologian, he is the author of numerous art history books on various subjects, ranging from the construction of churches to the miniatures of the Vatican Library.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 39.95
US$ 17.37

Convert currency

Shipping: US$ 11.20
From Italy to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Beissel Stephan
Published by Parkstone (2007)
ISBN 10: 1859956416 ISBN 13: 9781859956410
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Apeiron Book Service
(Sant'Oreste, RM, Italy)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Parkstone, 2007. Rilegato. Condition: nuovo. Brand New Mint Copies. Originally published in German: Fra Giovanni Angelico da Fiesole : Sein Leben und seine Werke / von Stephan Beissel (1841-1915)., Ill. bn: --, Ill. colori: Fully Illustrated in colour, Peso: 2030 gr. Seller Inventory # 8109-D20

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 17.37
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.20
From Italy to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Stephan Beissel; Parkstone Press
ISBN 10: 1859956416 ISBN 13: 9781859956410
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BücherExpressBerlin
(Berlin, Germany)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: Neu. Versicherter Versand mit DHL! Neuware!. Seller Inventory # FK2128

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 34.90
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.26
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Stephan Beissel; Parkstone Press
Published by Parkstone Press (2007)
ISBN 10: 1859956416 ISBN 13: 9781859956410
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Parkstone Press, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111859956416

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 57.01
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Stephan Beissel; Parkstone Press
Published by Parkstone Press (2007)
ISBN 10: 1859956416 ISBN 13: 9781859956410
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Parkstone Press, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB1859956416

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 60.28
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Beissel, Stephan; Parkstone Press
Published by Parkstone Press
ISBN 10: 1859956416 ISBN 13: 9781859956410
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Parkstone Press. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1859956416 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.2162361

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 69.88
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Stephan Beissel; Parkstone Press
Published by Parkstone Press (2007)
ISBN 10: 1859956416 ISBN 13: 9781859956410
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Parkstone Press, 2007. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1859956416

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 92.90
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Stephan Beissel; Parkstone Press
Published by Parkstone Press (2007)
ISBN 10: 1859956416 ISBN 13: 9781859956410
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Parkstone Press, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 1859956416n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 224.59
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds