Crucifixion Fra Angelico - Chapter House, San Marco, Florence

walwyn Tue, 11/12/2019 - 00:17
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This crucifixtion fresco (1441-1442) is by Fra Angelico in the Chapter House of the San Marco monastery in Florence.


To the right of the fresco kneels St Dominic contemplating the crucifixion a theme that is repeated in the cells of the friars. Behind him are other saints associated with religious orders.


To the left is the Virgin Mary and the patron saint of Florence St John along with the monastries patron Saint Mark,

and the patron saints of the Medici family.1