Payment or Conscience?

  • D. S. Chambers
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This document, offering a high price for Fra Angelico’s ‘Linaiuoli Tryptych’, but with an enigmatic clause about conscience, seems to confirm that the artist was not painting purely as a devotional exercise, but to earn money for the newly established house of Dominicans to which he belonged.


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