Archangel Gabriel details in the Annunciation that Fra Angelico painted. The picture expresses the feeling of veneration to the Virgin and its lighting indicates he is a messenger of God.

Archangel Gabriel details in the Annunciation that Fra Angelico painted. The picture expresses the feeling of veneration to the Virgin and its lighting indicates he is a messenger of God.

Fra Angelico's "Annunciation" at San Marco in Florence. I saw it in person & no photos do it justice.

Fra Angelico's "Annunciation" at San Marco in Florence. I saw it in person & no photos do it justice.

The Annunciation - Fra Angelico - 1440  http://www.socialhistoryofart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoid=174036313

The Annunciation - Fra Angelico - 1440 http://www.socialhistoryofart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoid=174036313

'Fra Angelico: who contemplated on this fresco for many years in this cell in San Marco, Florence.  http://www.friendsofart.net/en/art/fra-angelico/view-of-a-cell  ‘In The Annunciation, the interior reproduces that of the cell in which it is located.' http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra_Angelico

'Fra Angelico: who contemplated on this fresco for many years in this cell in San Marco, Florence. http://www.friendsofart.net/en/art/fra-angelico/view-of-a-cell ‘In The Annunciation, the interior reproduces that of the cell in which it is located.' http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra_Angelico

Fra Angelico. The Mocking of Christ. 1440-1441. Wall fresco. Convento di San Marco, Florence.

Fra Angelico. The Mocking of Christ. 1440-1441. Wall fresco. Convento di San Marco, Florence.

Fra Angelico, 1441. Museo de san Marcos de Florencia. This is another painting by Fra Angellico with religious connotation.

Fra Angelico, 1441. Museo de san Marcos de Florencia. This is another painting by Fra Angellico with religious connotation.

Fra Angelico's Annunciation. Notice how his use of color brings out the details of the story: Adam and Eve in darkness and sin being banished from the Garden of Eden, Mary in her traditional blue, and the Angel Gabriel accented in heavenly gold. (Image credit: Web Gallery of Art)

Fra Angelico's Annunciation. Notice how his use of color brings out the details of the story: Adam and Eve in darkness and sin being banished from the Garden of Eden, Mary in her traditional blue, and the Angel Gabriel accented in heavenly gold. (Image credit: Web Gallery of Art)

Fra Angelico (Italian, ca.1395-1455) ~ Madonna dell'Umiltà (Madonna of Humility) ~ 1433-1435 ~ Renaissance italienne ~ Musée National d'Art de Catalogne, Barcelone (Espagne)

Fra Angelico (Italian, ca.1395-1455) ~ Madonna dell'Umiltà (Madonna of Humility) ~ 1433-1435 ~ Renaissance italienne ~ Musée National d'Art de Catalogne, Barcelone (Espagne)

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