Friday, December 20, 2013

angels


Meditating on this joyous painting:
Angels Dancing Before the Sun
Giovanni de Paolo
1403-1482




The painter came from a wealthy family of wool merchants in Florence.
He held political post under the Medicis and built several buildings.
He commissioned work for the Santa Maria Novella ( church) from
Fillipi Lippi, Bernini ( sculptures) and more. He even  translated and 
copied Boethius and Aristotle.



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