Blessed Fra Angelico

[Fra Angelico]Also known as

  • Angelico of Fiesole
  • Beato Angelico
  • Fra Giovanni
  • Giovanni da Fiesole
  • Giovanni de Fiesole
  • Guido di Pietro
  • John of Fiesole
  • Painter of the Angels

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Profile

Joined the Dominicans in Fiesole, Italy in 1407, taking the name Fra Giovanna. He was taught to illuminate missals and manuscripts, and immediately exhibited a natural talent as an artist. Today his works can be seen in the Italian cities Cortona, Fiesole, Florence, and in the Vatican. His dedication to religious art earned him the title Angelico.

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Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Fra Angelico“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 March 2015. Web. 5 August 2015. <>