Original Drawing of the Virgin Mary
£190.00 Sold out
Incredibly elegant 19thC drawing/painting of the Virgin Mary in the manner of Fra Angelico.
The background is constructed with overlays of gold leaf, the Virgin's features and hands are extremely fine.
Fra Angelico born Guido di Pietro, was an Early Italian Renaissance painter, referred to in Vasari's Lives of the Artists as having "a rare and perfect talent".
Known in Italy as il Beato Angelico, he was known to his contemporaries as Fra Giovanni da Fiesole (Brother John from Fiesole). In Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists, written prior to 1555, he was already known as Fra Giovanni Angelico (Brother Giovanni the Angelic One).
Framed and glazed. Ebonised frame 36cm square.