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Fra Angelico's real name was Guido di Pietro, but he became known as pictor angelicus, the Angelic Painter.
According to common opinion, he appears in a document for the first time in 1417 under his presumed birth name of Guido di Pietro, where he is referred to as a 'painter'.
Born around 1395, the prosaically named Guido di Pietro entered the Observant (or reformed) Dominicans around 1421, already having been a painter since about 1417.
pseudonym of Guido di Pietro, 1387 - 1455) Italian painter.