Fra Angelico
The Nativity

1439-1443
Fresco, 69⅝ x 58¼ in. (176.9 x 148 cm.)
Convent of San Marco, Florence

Like so many Nativities of the 15th century, this work is organized so as to correspond to the vision of St. Bridget of Sweden (1303-73).

The additional saints are Catherine of Alexandria and Peter Martyr.

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