Saint Dominic's Manners of Praying: Gestures in Fra Angelico's Cell Frescoes at S. Marco

Hood, William
June 1986
Art Bulletin;Jun1986, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p195
Academic Journal
Examines the meanings of the praying gestures assumed by nonbiblical figures in the cell frescoes by Fra Angelico in the convent of S. Marco in Florence, Italy. Purpose of the cell paintings; Information on the Dominican features of the prayer manual 'De modo orandi'; Examples of the gestures.


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