Saturday, 10 December 2011
Advent Calender - Day 10
This is an Adoration of the Magi painted by the artist Gentile di Fabriano, in his time he was an internationally renowned artist. This was comissioned for the Strozzi Family Chapel in Florence and is painted in Tempra on Wood with a large quantity of gold leaf. This painting is currently in the Uffizi.
To take a look at this incredible image in more detail, which I would thoroughly recommend go to and take a look at the intricate brocading on the costumes of the Magi: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b2/Gentile_da_Fabriano_Adoration.jpg