Saint Peter Martyr
Fra Angelico - circa 1430-1450
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Fra Angelico joined the Dominican Order at the House of San Domingo, Fiesole, at an unknown date and after a period in Rome, returned to Fiesole in c 1449. From 1438-45 he was the artist most favoured by the Medici. Fra Angelico frequently worked on Dominican altarpieces and it is likely that this panel originally belonged to such an altarpiece as a flanking pilaster.
Owner/Location: Royal Collection Trust (UK) - Hampton Court Palace  (United Kingdom - Hampton Court)
Dates: circa 1430-1450
Artist age:Approximately 55 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 22.5 cm (8.86 in.), Width: 12.2 cm (4.8 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on panel
Entered by: Member kohn1fox on 09 December 2013.
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