#FridayPainting: Fra Angelico “Annunciatory Angel”

Merry Christmas Eve with Fra Angelico The Annunciation represents the biblical story in which Archangel Gabriel announces to the Virgin Mary that she has been chosen to be the mother of Jesus. These two panels were once part of a large altarpiece, placed to the left and right above a central painting and held withinContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Fra Angelico “Annunciatory Angel””

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, last minutes shopping, eggnog and steamed pudding, there is a gentle call to find a quiet time of reflection.  December signals an ending of aContinue reading “Fra Angelico – The Annunciation”