L'arte ama l'arte_Art loves art
Fra Filippo Lippi, (c. 1406, Florence, Italy - October 8/10, 1469, Spoleto, Papal States), Florentine painter** in the second generation of Renaissance artists**. While exhibiting the strong influence of Masaccio (e.g., in Madonna and Child, 1437) and Fra Angelico** (e.g., in Coronation of the Virgin, c. 1445), his work achieved a distinctive clarity of expression. Legend and tradition surround his unconventional life.
La Cacciata dei diavoli da Arezzo, affresco di Giotto/ Giotto di Bondone (ca.1267-1337), The Expulsion of the Devils from Arezzo (detail), 1297-99, Fresco, Saint Francis of Assisi, Assisi ~ The Expulsion of the Devils from Arezzo is the tenth of the twenty-eight scenes (twenty-five of which were painted by Giotto) of Legend of Saint Francis.