Fra Angelico

Fra Angelico was an Early Italian Renaissance painter. He was known to contemporaries as Fra Giovanni da Fiesole and Fra Giovanni Angelico. In modern Italian he is called il Beato Angelico (Blessed Angelic One).

In 1982 Pope John Paul II proclaimed his beatification,[4] in recognition of the holiness of his life, thereby making the title of "Blessed" official. Fiesole is sometimes misinterpreted as being part of his formal