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.
St. John of Fiesole Facts and Figures
Name: John of Fiesole
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Fra Angelico, Fra Giovanni Da Fiesole, Guido Di Pietro
Birth and Death Dates: 1387-1455
Celebration or Feast Day: February 18th
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 753
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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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