Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Melozzo Da Forli (Italian, ca. 1438-1494)
Angel playing the lute
Angel playing the viola
Angel playing the tambourine
Fresco fragments circa 1480
"The painting[s] [are] by Melozzo da Forlì, an Italian Renaissance painter, the first who practised foreshortening with much success and one of the most outstanding fresco painters of the 15th century."
These are included in the 14 fragments that can be seen at the Vatican Museums, Pinacoteca, Room IV.
More information is found at this link.