Featured Limbe Image
Scenes of the Life of Christ, 3rd panel depicting the descent into Limo (detail of
XIR900585 Scenes of the Life of Christ, 3rd panel depicting the descent into Limo (detail of group before Christ), 1450-3 (tempera on wood) by Angelico, Fra (Guido di Pietro) (c.1387-1455); Museo di San Marco dell'Angelico, Florence, Italy; (add.info.: Portes d'armoire d'ex-voto : vie du Christ. Panneau III. La Descente aux limbes. DA©tail : groupe du Christ.
Note: Fra Angelico was commissioned to paint this massive painted cabinet to protect the precious silver votive offerings at Santissima Annunziata, among the most venerable churches in Florence.); Italian, out of copyright
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