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Maurice Denis

Notes on Religious Painting

Fra Angelico: La Pala di Annalena, c1430
with paintings from the predella

On Christian art

On Symbolism

Ideals - Classical and Byzantine

The impulse towards naturalism

The survival of Symbolism

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Scene from the lives of SS Cosmas and Damien in the predella of Fra Angelico's Annalena altarpiece with copy by Maurice Denis, 1898