Fra Angelico

Fra Angelico, also known as Beato Angelico, was an Italian painter who is best known for his religious works. Born in 1395, Fra Angelico was a Dominican friar who spent most of his life in Florence. His paintings are characterized by their luminous colors and delicate, graceful figures. One of his most famous works is the fresco cycle in the San Marco monastery in Florence, which depicts scenes from the life of Christ and the Virgin Mary.