American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Angelico, Fra. Also known as Giovanni da Fie·so·le (fyĕˈzō-lā, -lĕ) 1400?-1455. Italian Dominican friar and painter of the Florentine school.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An umbelliferous plant of North America, Ligusticum actæifolium, resembling the lovage. Also called nondo.
“The two small works by Fra Angelico will be auctioned next year and are expected to sell for more than one million pounds.”
“Angelico's picture of heaven was more to my mind than any I have seen.”
“Fra Angelico, St. Nicholas with the Emperor's Envoy and the Miraculous Rescue of a Sailing Vessel, between 1437 and 1449, tempera and gold on panel, 34 x 63.5 cm, Vatican City, Musei Vaticani, inv.”
“In 1459, the son of the Duke of Milan was amazed by what he saw at the Palazzo Medici -- "the decorative tapestries, the chests of inestimable craftsmanship and value, the masterful sculptures, the infinitely varied patterns and silverwork" -- and he neglected to mention the greatest treasures of all, paintings by such masters as Fra Angelico and Filippo Lippi.”
“Among the visual highlights is an altarpiece by Fra Angelico that depicts St. Nicholas rescuing a sailing vessel.”
“Institution of the Eucharist, Fra Angelico (1450), fresco www. museumsyndicate.com/images/3/23723. jpg”
“Eileen Angelico, a spokeswoman for the joint Interior and Coast Guard team, said, "The process for which the contract was awarded for the forensic testing and scientific evaluation of the BOP was a competitive bidding process consistent with applicable regulations and policies.”
“From Blake's illuminated books to Stevie Smith's strange, pithy little illustrated verses, from Fra Angelico to Magritte's not-pipe; from the terrible increasing tension in Charlotte Salomon's Leben? oder Theater? to Gilbert & George's Dirty Words Pictures: artists and writers have worked for centuries with what happens when text and visual art come together.”
“The MMS is still considering the comments as it works toward a final rule, said spokeswoman Eileen Angelico.”
“They were patrons of Botticelli, Cellini, Donatello, Fra Angelico, Michelangelo, Raphael and Verrocchio, as well as writers, poets, philosophers and scientists including Galileo Galilei.”
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