St FRA-ANGELICOAlso known as ANGELICO, GIOVANNI-DE-FIESOLE
Patron Saint of Artists
Dominican Friar and Artist from Friesole. He could 'paint like an angel' said critics of the day. Not that many angels have been seen with paintbrushes.After painting fifty frescoes in Florence, his fame spread and he was commissioned by the Vatican.
His magnificent and opulent works pleased the Pope so well that a sainthood was the obvious reward.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : February 18th
Birth and Death Dates : 1387-1455
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : ANGELICO, GIOVANNI-DE-FIESOLE
Popularity index : 148
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