Angel from the Pala San Egidio by Beato Angelico
particolare da Pala d S. Egidio Beato Angelico

Detail from the altarpiece of Saint Egidio, by Fra Angelico.

It is a work done on the instructions of the buyer, who wanted to extrapolate precisely this angelic figure among many in the shovel. It ‘was a loose interpretation, since in extrapolating the figure was completed, otherwise incomplete due to the presence of another figure at his side. In the picture below you can see the altarpiece in its entirety and the selection of the angel who was extrapolated.