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

Noli Me Tangere (c. 1442) by Fra Angelico. Fresco. Museum of San Marco, Florence. Source Wikimedia Commons
Detail from ‘Noli Me Tangere’ (c. 1442) by Fra Angelico. Fresco. Museum of San Marco, Florence. Source Wikimedia Commons
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
Noli Me Tangere (c. 1442) by Fra Angelico. Fresco. Museum of San Marco, Florence. Source Wikimedia Commons
How to Read Paintings by Christoper P Jones
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