Fra Filippo Lippi

by Jeff Sampson

Biography

Lippi was born in 1406 in a city called Florence,Italy. He spent most of his time in his hometown of Florence. Lippi went to school to work in the church. Instead of studying he spent all of his time drawing in his books. He grew up as a son of a butcher. spent his time painting extravagant paintings. Some of his paintings would be man and women and madonna and child enthroned with two angles.

The work

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/89.15.19 (November 2008)

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Portrait of a Woman with a Man at a Casement

this is a painting of a well dressed women looking at a man in a window.