The Annunciation (c.1450) fresco, San Marco Musem, Florence.
Chosen by our Editor, it illustrates all the major art movements of the period, including Romanticism, the Pre-Raphaelites, Realism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Symbolism.Fra Angelico (1387-1455) Dominican Friar, Florentine religious painter. The Linaiuoli Triptych (1433) tempera on panel, Museo di San Marco, Florence.Albrecht Altdorfer (1480-1538) German painter, leader of Danube school of painting; noted for landscapes, etchings, woodcuts. Battle of Alexander at Issus (1529) oil on panel, Alte Pinakothek Munich. Today I am, because I make the rules and I can change them if I want to. Uh, because I went speed dating this week, and chances are, you're probably curious about what that is/whether it was fun and if you should try it, and I've got your back. (Note: I've taken measures to protect the some of the innocent, stupid, and/or ridiculous people I met last night.