Hidden away at the back of Santa Maria sopra Minerva is a large stained glass window depicting the Dominican monk and Renaissance painter Fra Angelico (c.1395-1455), who died in Rome and is buried in the church.
Guido di Pietro, to give the artist his proper name, was beatified by Pope John Paul II (r. 1978-2005) on October 3rd 1982.
My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private walking tours of Rome.
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