How To Read Paintings: ‘Noli Me Tangere’ by Fra Angelico

A biblical scene meant for contemplation in the private quarters of a monk’s cell

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Noli Me Tangere (c. 1442) by Fra Angelico. Fresco. Museum of San Marco, Florence. Source Wikimedia Commons
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Detail from ‘Noli Me Tangere’ (c. 1442) by Fra Angelico. Fresco. Museum of San Marco, Florence. Source Wikimedia Commons
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Another image in the dormitory cells of San Marco. ‘Coronation of the Virgin’ (c. 1441) by Fra Angelico. Fresco. Museum of San Marco, Florence. Source Wikimedia Commons
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Noli Me Tangere (c. 1442) by Fra Angelico. Fresco. Museum of San Marco, Florence. Source Wikimedia Commons
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