Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Sano di Pietro

Another tempera painting
by Sano di Pietro: "The Annunciation Angel"

Sano di Pietro (1406 – 1481), egg tempera on panel.
The artist was an early Italian Renaissance painter from Siena.
This photograph was made with natural daylight in the late afternoon.
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Detail. The face of the angel is painted on a green tempera underground.

Photograph: masterwatercolors
Copy allowed, mentioning the source.


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