Fra Angelico. 1387- 1455. Fra Angelico. What Medium was used in the 1300’s?. Artists have used oil paints for hundreds of years. In fact, they have been dated to as early as 13th century England, where they were used for simple decoration. The Annunciation and The Adoration of The Magi.
Saint Lawrence Receiving the Treasures of the Church from Pope Sixtus II