Before Fra Bartolommeo’s visit to Venice in 1408 he preferred to draw his compositions with pen and ink, which enabled him to depict voluminous drapery with flowing lines. Following his trip to Venice, he was more preoccupied with texture, light and atmosphere, for which black and red chalk were better suited. The significance of this scene with an angel offering a tiara to a kneeling man remains a mystery.
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|Title||Two Men in a Landscape with a Flying Angel Presenting a Tiara to One of Them|
|Material and technique||Pen and brown ink en white chalk or white bodycolour|
Drawing > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Height 218 mm
Width 146 mm
|Accession number||I 563 N 62 (PK)|
|Credits||Bruikleen / Loan: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen 1940 (voormalige collectie / former collection Koenigs)|
|Department||Drawings & Prints|
|Age artist||Between 23 and 33 years old|
Rondom Fra Bartolommeo (2016)
|Geographical origin||Italy > Southern Europe > Europe|
All about the artist
Florence 1472 - Florence 1517
Fra Bartolommeo is one of the most illustrious artists of the Italian High Renaissance. Born Bartolommeo di Paolo, he was also called Baccio della Porta. On...Bekijk het volledige profiel