#FridayPainting: Fra Angelico “The Presentation in the Temple”

We have entered the festive season of December. What better way than to begin the celebration than with Fra Angelico. Last December, ChasingART looked back at the artists who portrayed … Continue reading #FridayPainting: Fra Angelico “The Presentation in the Temple”

Pre-Raphaelites & the Annunciation

There were three at the first meeting held in the home of John Millais’s parents in 1848: John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Holman Hunt.  Humble beginnings for … Continue reading Pre-Raphaelites & the Annunciation

The Annunciation – Journeys & Destinations

The story of the Annunciation is one of the most frequent themes in Christian art, most notably depicted by the artists of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. This is a … Continue reading The Annunciation – Journeys & Destinations

The Annunciation, with Saint Emidius by Carlo Crivelli

  The Annunciation generally includes two figures – Mary and the winged angel, Gabriel. Carlo Crivelli, an Italian Renaissance painter, had a different idea when he used artistic adaptation in … Continue reading The Annunciation, with Saint Emidius by Carlo Crivelli

Fra Angelico – The Annunciation

The Annunciation by Fra Angelico Welcome December!  It is winter’s month of celebration that signals festive music, scintillating lights and the aroma of cinnamon and chocolate. Amid long-awaited family gatherings, … Continue reading Fra Angelico – The Annunciation