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Fra Angelico
 

Biography


Fra Angelico (1395 - 1455) - Italy (Rupecanina)
Early Renaissance, Abstract Expressionism


Fra Angelico (born Guido di Pietro c. 1395 – February 18, 1455) was an Early Italian Renaissance painter described by Vasari in his Lives of the Artists as having "a rare and perfect talent". He was known to contemporaries as Fra Giovanni da Fiesole (Brother John of Fiesole) and Fra Giovanni Angelico (Angelic Brother John). In modern Italian he is ......
 
Andrea Mantegna
 

Biography


Andrea Mantegna (1431 - 1506) - Italy (Isola Di Carturo)
Italian Renaissance, Renaissance


Andrea Mantegna (Italian: [anˈdrɛːa manˈteɲɲa] c. 1431 – September 13, 1506) was an Italian painter, a student of Roman archeology, and son-in-law of Jacopo Bellini. Like other artists of the time, Mantegna experimented with perspective, e.g. by lowering the horizon in order to create a sense of greater monumentality. His flinty, metallic landscape......
 
Rogier Van Der Weyden
 

Biography


Rogier Van Der Weyden (1400 - 1464) - Belgium (Tournai)
Early Netherlandish, Northern Renaissance


Rogier van der Weyden (Dutch: [roːˈɣiːr vɑn dɛr ˈʋɛi̯də(n)]) or Roger de la Pasture (1399 or 1400 – 18 June 1464) was an Early Netherlandish painter whose surviving works consist mainly of religious triptychs, altarpieces and commissioned single and diptych portraits. He was highly successful and internationally famous in his lifetime his paintings......
 
Hans Memling
 

Biography


Hans Memling (1430 - 1494) - Germany (Seligenstadt)
Northern Renaissance, Early Netherlandish


Hans Memling (also spelled Memlinc c. 1430 – 11 August 1494) was a German painter who moved to Flanders and worked in the tradition of Early Netherlandish painting. He spent some time in the Brussels workshop of Rogier van der Weyden, and after van der Weyden's death in 1464, Memling was made a citizen of Bruges, where he became one of the leading ......
 
Giovanni Bellini
 

Biography


Giovanni Bellini (1433 - 1516) - Italy (Venice)
Renaissance, High Renaissance, Early Renaissance


Giovanni Bellini (c. 1430 – 26 November 1516) was an Italian Renaissance painter, probably the best known of the Bellini family of Venetian painters. His father was Jacopo Bellini, his brother was Gentile Bellini (who was more highly regarded than Giovanni during his lifetime, although the reverse is true today), and his brother-in-law was Andrea M......
 
Fra Filippo Lippi
 

Biography


Fra Filippo Lippi (1406 - 1469) - Italy (Florence)


Fra' Filippo Lippi, O.Carm. (c. 1406 – 8 October 1469), also called Lippo Lippi, was an Italian painter of the Quattrocento (15th century). Lippi was born in Florence in1406 to Tommaso, a butcher, and his wife. When he was still a small child, both his parents died. He was sent to live with his aunt Mona Lapaccia however because she was too poor to......
 
Domenico Ghirlandaio
 

Biography


Domenico Ghirlandaio (1449 - 1494) - Italy (Florence)
Early Renaissance, Italian Renaissance


Domenico Ghirlandaio (Italian: [doˈmeːniko ɡirlanˈdaːjo] 2 June 1448 – 11 January 1494) was an Italian Renaissance painter born in Florence. Ghirlandaio was part of the so-called "third generation" of the Florentine Renaissance, along with Verrocchio, the Pollaiolo brothers and Sandro Botticelli. Ghirlandaio led a large and efficient workshop that ......
 
Benozzo Gozzoli
 

Biography


Benozzo Gozzoli (1420 - 1497) - Italy (Florence)
Early Renaissance, Italian Renaissance


Benozzo Gozzoli (c. 1421 – 1497) was an Italian Renaissance painter from Florence. He is best known for a series of murals in the Palazzo Medici-Riccardi depicting festive, vibrant processions with fine attention to detail and a pronounced International Gothic influence. He is considered one of the most prolific fresco painters of his generation. W......
 
Carlo Crivelli
 

Biography


Carlo Crivelli (1435 - 1495) - Italy (Venice)
Italian Renaissance, Early Renaissance


Carlo Crivelli ( Venice c. 1430 – Ascoli Piceno 1495) was an Italian Renaissance painter of conservative Late Gothic decorative sensibility, who spent his early years in the Veneto, where he absorbed influences from the Vivarini, Squarcione and Mantegna. He left the Veneto by 1458 and spent most of the remainder of his career in the March of Ancona......
 
Donatello
 

Biography


Donatello (1386 - 1466) - Italy (Florence)
Early Renaissance


Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi (c. 1386 – 13 December 1466), better known as Donatello (Italian: [donaˈtɛllo]), was an Italian Renaissance sculptor from Florence. He studied classical sculpture and used this to develop a complete Renaissance style in sculpture, whose periods in Rome, Padua and Siena introduced to other parts of Italy a long and p......
 
Hugo Van Der Goes
 

Biography


Hugo Van Der Goes (1440 - 1482) - Belgium (Ghent)
Northern Renaissance


Hugo van der Goes (probably Ghent c. 1430/1440 – Auderghem 1482) was one of the most significant and original Flemish painters of the late 15th century. Van der Goes was an important painter of altarpieces as well as portraits. He introduced important innovations in painting through his monumental style, use of a specific colour range and individua......
 
Luca Della Robbia
 

Biography


Luca Della Robbia (1399 - 1482) - Italy (Florence)


Luca della Robbia (1399/1400–1482) was an Italian sculptor from Florence. Della Robbia is noted for his colorful, tin-glazed terracotta statuary, a technique which he invented and passed on to his nephew Andrea della Robbia and great-nephews Giovanni della Robbia and Girolamo della Robbia. Though a leading sculptor in stone, he worked primarily in ......
 
Andrea Del Castagno
 

Biography


Andrea Del Castagno (1419 - 1457) - Italy (Castagno)
Early Renaissance


Andrea del Castagno (or Andrea di Bartolo di Bargilla c. 1421 – 19 August 1457) was an Italian painter from Florence, influenced chiefly by Tommaso Masaccio and Giotto di Bondone. His works include frescoes in Sant'Apollonia in Florence and the painted equestrian monument of Niccolò da Tolentino (1456) in the Cathedral in Florence. He in turn influ......
 
Jacopo Bellini
 

Biography


Jacopo Bellini (1396 - 1470) - Italy (Venice)
Early Renaissance, Gothic Art


Jacopo Bellini (c. 1400 – c. 1470) was one of the founders of the Renaissance style of painting in Venice and northern Italy. His sons Gentile and Giovanni Bellini, and his son-in-law Andrea Mantegna, were also famous painters. Few of Bellini's paintings still exist, but his surviving sketch-books (one in the British Museum and one in the Louvre) s......
 
Giovanni Di Paolo
 

Biography


Giovanni Di Paolo (1403 - 1482) - Italy (Siena)


Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia (c. 1403–1482) was an Italian painter, working primarily in Siena. He may have apprenticed with Taddeo di Bartolo, becoming a prolific painter and illustrator of manuscripts, including Dante's texts. He was one of the most important painters of the 15th century Sienese School. His early works show the influence of earlie......
 
Michael Pacher
 

Biography


Michael Pacher (1435 - 1498) - Italy (Brixen)


Michael Pacher (c. 1435 – August 1498) was an Austrian painter and sculptor from Tyrol active during the second half of the fifteenth century. He was one of the earliest artists to introduce the principles of Renaissance painting into Germany. Pacher was a comprehensive artist with a broad range of sculpting, painting, and architecture skills produ......
 
Andrea Della Robbia
 

Biography


Andrea Della Robbia (1435 - 1525) - Italy (Firenze)


Andrea della Robbia (October 24, 1435 – August 4, 1525) was an Italian Renaissance sculptor, especially in ceramics. Born in Florence, Robbia was the son of Marco della Robbia, whose brother, Luca della Robbia, popularized the use of glazed terra-cotta for sculpture. Andrea became Luca's pupil, and was the most important artist of ceramic glaze of ......
 
Lorenzo Ghiberti
 

Biography


Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378 - 1455) - Italy (Florence)


Lorenzo Ghiberti (Italian: [loˈrɛntso ɡiˈbɛrti] 1378 – 1 December 1455), born Lorenzo di Bartolo, was a Florentine Italian artist of the Early Renaissance best known as the creator of the bronze doors of the Florence Baptistery, called by Michelangelo the Gates of Paradise. Trained as a goldsmith and sculptor, he established an important workshop f......
 
Antonio Del Pollaiuolo
 

Biography


Antonio Del Pollaiuolo (1429 - 1498) - Italy (Florence)


Antonio del Pollaiuolo (17 January 1429/1433 – 4 February 1498), also known as Antonio di Jacopo Pollaiuolo or Antonio Pollaiuolo, was an Italian painter, sculptor, engraver and goldsmith during the Italian Renaissance. He was born in Florence. His brother, Piero, was also an artist, and the two frequently worked together. Their work shows both cla......
 
Leon Battista Alberti
 

Biography


Leon Battista Alberti (1404 - 1472) - Italy (Genoa)


Leon Battista Alberti (Italian: [leˈom batˈtista alˈbɛrti] February 18, 1404 – April 25, 1472) was an Italian humanist author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher and cryptographer he epitomised the Renaissance Man. Although he is often characterized exclusively as an architect, as James Beck has observed, "to single out one of L......
 
Jaume Huguet
 

Biography


Jaume Huguet (1412 - 1492) - Spain (Valls)


Jaume Huguet (Catalan: [ˈʒawmə uˈɣɛt] 1412–1492) was a Catalan painter. Originally from Valls, he moved to Tarragona to stay with his uncle Pere Huguet, who was also a painter. When they moved to Barcelona he was exposed to modern trends of the time. Between 1440 and 1445 he worked in Zaragoza and later in Tarragona, where he was influenced by the ......
 
Michael Wolgemut
 

Biography


Michael Wolgemut (1434 - 1519) - Germany (Nuremberg)


Michael Wolgemut (formerly spelt Wohlgemuth 1434 – 30 November 1519) was a German painter and printmaker, who was born and ran a workshop in Nuremberg. He taught Albrecht Dürer. Wolgemut trained with his father Valentin Wolgemut (who died in 1469 or 1470) and is thought to have been an assistant to Hans Pleydenwurff in Nuremberg. He worked with Gab......
 
Antoniazzo Romano
 

Biography


Antoniazzo Romano (1430 - 1508) - Italy (Rome)


Antoniazzo Romano, born Antonio di Benedetto Aquilo degli Aquili (c. 1430 – c. 1510) was an Italian Early Renaissance painter, the leading figure of the Roman school during the 15th century. Antoniazzo was born in the Colonna rione of Rome. He was influenced at first by the decorative manner of Benozzo Gozzoli and Beato Angelico, as well as by the ......
 
Cosimo Rosselli
 

Biography


Cosimo Rosselli (1439 - 1507) - Italy (Florence)


Cosimo Rosselli (1439–1507) was an Italian painter of the Quattrocento, active mainly in his birthplace of Florence, but also Lucca earlier in his career, and from 1480 in the Sistine Chapel in Rome, where he painted some of the large fresco panels on the side walls. Despite being roughly the same age (slightly older in each case) as Sandro Bottice......
 
Bartolomé Bermejo
 

Biography


Bartolomé Bermejo (1440 - 1500) - Spain (Córdoba)


Bartolomé Bermejo (c. 1440 – c.1501) was a Spanish painter who adopted Flemish painting techniques and conventions. According to the inscription "OPUS.BARTOLOMEI.VERMEIO.CORDUBENSIS' on the frame of his most famous painting, Canon Lluís Desplà's Pietà, Bermejo, whose real name was Bartolomé de Cárdenas, was born in Córdoba. This theory has been rec......
 
Neroccio De Landi
 

Biography


Neroccio De Landi (1447 - 1500) - Italy (Siena)


Neroccio di Bartolomeo de' Landi (1447–1500) was an Italian painter and sculptor of the early-Renaissance or Quattrocento period in Siena. He was a student of Vecchietta, and then he shared a workshop with Francesco di Giorgio from 1468. He painted Scenes from the life of St Benedict, now in the Uffizi, probably in collaboration with di Giorgio, an......
 
Antonio Rossellino
 

Biography


Antonio Rossellino (1427 - 1479) - Italy (Settignano)


Antonio Gamberelli (1427–1479), nicknamed Antonio Rossellino for the colour of his hair, was an Italian sculptor. His older brother, from whom he received his formal training, was the sculptor and architect Bernardo Rossellino. Born in Settignano, now a part of Florence, he was the youngest of five brothers, sculptors and stonecutters. He is said t......
 
Jacques Daret
 

Biography


Jacques Daret (1404 - 1470) - Belgium (Tournai)


Jacques Daret (c. 1404 – c. 1470) was an Early Netherlandish painter born in Tournai (Doornik now in Belgium), where he would spend much of his life. Daret spent 15 years as a pupil in the studio of Robert Campin, alongside Rogier or Rogelet de le Pasture (assumed by scholars to be Rogier van der Weyden), and afterwards became a master in his own r......
 
Benvenuto Di Giovanni Di Meo Del Guasta
 

Biography


Benvenuto Di Giovanni Di Meo Del Guasta (1436 - 1518) - Italy (Siena)


Benvenuto di Giovanni, also known as Benvenuto di Giovanni di Meo del Guasta (13 September 1436 – c. 1518) was an Italian painter and artist known for his choral miniatures, pavement designs, and frescoes. Working chiefly in Siena, he was first recognized to be working as an artist in 1453 and continued his work nearly until his death in approximat......
 
Francesco Laurana
 

Biography


Francesco Laurana (1430 - 1502) - Croatia (Vrana)


Francesco Laurana, also known as Francesco de la Vrana (Croatian: Frane Vranjanin) (c. 1430 – before 12 March 1502) was a Dalmatian sculptor and medallist. He is considered both a Croatian and an Italian sculptor. Laurana was born in Vrana, near Zadar, in Dalmatia. Under Venetian rule Vrana was named La Vrana, from romance de Vrana, the surname use......
 
Bernardo Rossellino
 

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Bernardo Rossellino (1409 - 1464) - Italy (Florence)


Bernardo di Matteo del Borra Gamberelli (1409 Settignano – 1464 Florence), better known as Bernardo Rossellino, was an Italian sculptor and architect, the elder brother of the sculptor Antonio Rossellino. As a member of the second generation of Renaissance artists, he helped to further define and popularize the revolution in artistic approach that ......
 
Albert Van Ouwater
 

Biography


Albert Van Ouwater (1415 - 1475) - Netherlands (Oudewater)


Albert van Ouwater (c. 1410/1415 – 1475) was one of the earliest artists of Early Netherlandish painting working in the Northern Netherlands, as opposed to Flanders in the South of the region. He was probably born in Oudewater, and is mentioned by Karel van Mander (1604) as a reputable painter at the time in which he lived. According to Karel van M......
 
Giovanni Santi
 

Biography


Giovanni Santi (1435 - 1494) - Italy (Colbordolo)


Giovanni Santi (c. 1435 – 1 August 1494) was an Italian painter, decorator, and the father of Raphael. He was born at Colbordolo in the Duchy of Urbino. He was a petty merchant for a time he then studied under Piero della Francesca. He was influenced by Fiorenzo di Lorenzo, and seems to have been an assistant and friend of Melozzo da Forlì. He was ......
 
Bernt Notke
 

Biography


Bernt Notke (1440 - 1509) - Germany (Pomerania)


 Bernt Notke (help·info) (c. 1440 – before May 1509) was a late Gothic artist, working in the Baltic region. He has been described as one of the foremost artists of his time in northern Europe. Very little is known about the life of Bernt Notke. The Notke family came from Tallinn (Estonia) and his father was probably the trader and ship-owner Miche......
 
Cosmè Tura
 

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Cosmè Tura (1430 - 1495) - Italy (Ferrara)


Cosimo Tura (c. 1430 – 1495), also known as Il Cosmè or Cosmè Tura (Italian pronunciation: [koˈzmɛ ˈtuːra]), was an Italian early-Renaissance (or Quattrocento) painter and considered one of the founders of the School of Ferrara. Born in Ferrara, he was a student of Francesco Squarcione of Padua. Later he obtained patronage from both Dukes Borso and......
 
Francesco Di Giorgio Martini
 

Biography


Francesco Di Giorgio Martini (1439 - 1502) - Italy (Siena)
Italian Renaissance


Francesco di Giorgo Martini (1439–1501) was an Italian painter of the Sienese School and a sculptor, as well as being, in Nikolaus Pevsner's terms: "one of the most interesting later Quattrocento architects" and a visionary architectural theorist as a military engineer he executed architectural designs and sculptural projects and built almost seven......
 
Francesco Del Cossa
 

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Francesco Del Cossa (1436 - 1477) - Italy (Ferrera)


Francesco del Cossa (c. 1430 – c. 1477) was an Italian Renaissance painter of the School of Ferrara. The son of a stonemason in Ferrara, little is known about his early works, although it is known that he travelled outside of Ferrara in his late twenties or early thirties. Cossa is best known for his frescoes. One of the first records we have of hi......
 
Andrea Del Verrocchio
 

Biography


Andrea Del Verrocchio (1435 - 1488) - Italy (Florence)
Early Renaissance


Andrea del Verrocchio (Italian pronunciation: [anˈdrɛːa del verˈrɔkkjo] c. 1435 – 1488), born Andrea di Michele di Francesco de' Cioni, was an Italian painter, sculptor, and goldsmith who was a master of an important workshop in Florence. He became known by his nickname Verrocchio, from vero occhio, which in Italian means "true eye", a tribute give......
 
Agostino Di Duccio
 

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Agostino Di Duccio (1418 - 1481) - Italy (Florence)


Agostino di Duccio (1418 – c. 1481) was an early Renaissance Italian sculptor. Born in Florence, he worked in Prato with Donatello and Michelozzo, who influenced him greatly. In 1441, he was accused of stealing precious materials from a Florentine monastery and was banished from his native city as a result. The following year he continued the work ......
 
Melozzo Da Forli
 

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Melozzo Da Forli (1438 - 1494) - Italy (Forli)


Melozzo da Forlì (c. 1438 – 8 November 1494) was an Italian Renaissance painter and architect. His fresco paintings are notable for the use of foreshortening. He was the most important member of the Forlì painting school. Melozzo was supposedly from a wealthy family named Ambrosi from Forlì. Nothing is known about his early years. It is only a hypo......
 
Jacopo Del Sellaio
 

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Jacopo Del Sellaio (1442 - 1493) - Italy (Florence)


Jacopo da Sellaio (c. 1441–1493 ), sometimes known as Jacopo di Arcangel, was an eclectic Italian painter from the early Renaissance, who painted in the style of the Florentine School. He was a pupil of Fra' Filippo Lippi, with his contemporary Sandro Botticelli, who became a lasting influence on him. It is noted that by 1460, he had joined the Con......
 
Fernando Gallego
 

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Fernando Gallego (1440 - 1507) - Spain (Salamanca)


Fernando Gallego (c. 1440 – 1507) was a Spanish painter, and his art is generally regarded as Hispano-Flemish in style. Gallego was likely born in Salamanca, Spain, and worked throughout Castile and Extremadura, most notably in Ciudad Rodrigo, Plasencia, Toro, and Zamora. Much of his biography has been traced through attributions of his work, but f......
 
Desiderio Da Settignano
 

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Desiderio Da Settignano (1430 - 1464) - Italy (Settignano)


Desiderio da Settignano, real name Desiderio de Bartolomeo di Francesco detto Ferro (c. 1428 or 1430 – 1464) was an Italian sculptor active during the Renaissance. He came from a family of stone carvers and stonemasons in Settignano, near Florence. Although his work shows the influence of Donatello, specifically in his use of low reliefs, it is mos......
 
Filarete
 

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Filarete (1400 - 1469) - Italy (Florence)


Antonio di Pietro Averlino (Italian pronunciation: [anˈtɔːnjo di ˈpjɛːtro averˈliːno] c. 1400 – c. 1469), also "Averulino", known as Filarete (Italian pronunciation: [filaˈrɛːte] from Greek: φιλάρετος, meaning "lover of excellence"), was a Florentine Renaissance architect, sculptor, medallist, and architectural theorist. He is perhaps best remember......
 
Benedetto Bonfigli
 

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Benedetto Bonfigli (1420 - 1496) - Italy (Perugia)


Benedetto Bonfigli (c. 1420 – July 8, 1496) was an Italian Renaissance painter born in Perugia, and part of the Umbria school of painters including Raphael and Perugino. He is also known as Buonfiglio. Influenced by the style of Domenico Veneziano, Benozzo Gozzoli, and Fra Angelico, Bonfigli primarily painted frescos for the church and was at one p......
 
Liberale Da Verona
 

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Liberale Da Verona (1441 - 1529) - Italy (Verona)


Liberale da Verona (1441–1526) was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period, active mainly in Verona. He was a pupil of the painter Vincenzo di Stefano, although he was strongly influenced by Andrea Mantegna and Jacopo Bellini. He was featured in the Vite of Giorgio Vasari. In Verona, he painted an Adoration of the Magi in the Duomo, and anothe......
 
Bertoldo Di Giovanni
 

Biography


Bertoldo Di Giovanni (1435 - 1491) - Italy (Florence)


Bertoldo di Giovanni (after 1420, in Poggio a Caiano – 28 December 1491, in Florence) was an Italian sculptor and medallist. Bertoldo was a pupil of Donatello. He worked in Donatello's workshop for many years, completing Donatello's unfinished works after his death in 1466, for example the bronze pulpit reliefs from the life of Christ in the Basili......
 
Alessio Baldovinetti
 

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Alessio Baldovinetti (1425 - 1499) - Italy (Florence)


Alesso Baldovinetti (14 October 1425 – 29 August 1499) was an Italian early Renaissance painter. Baldovinetti was born in Florence to a family of a rich merchant. In 1448 he was registered as a member of the Guild of St. Luke: "Alesso di Baldovinetti, dipintore." He was a follower of the group of scientific realists and naturalists in art which inc......
 
Michel Colombe
 

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Michel Colombe (1430 - 1515) - France (Bourges)


Michel Colombe (c. 1430 – c. 1513) was a French sculptor whose work bridged the late Gothic and Renaissance styles. Born in Bourges into a family of artisans, he was active in Tours. Colombe's surviving works all date from his old age. He created the gisant figures of the two deceased children of Charles VIII of France on their monument (1506) in T......
 
Marco Zoppo
 

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Marco Zoppo (1433 - 1478) - Italy (Cento)


Marco Zoppo (1433–February 19, 1498) was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period, active mainly in Bologna. He was born in Cento. He was a pupil of the painter Lippo Dalmasio then for a few years with Francesco Squarcione around 1455. He was a contemporary of Andrea Mantegna. He painted a number of variations of the Virgin and Child Enthroned ......
 
Domenico Morone
 

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Domenico Morone (1442 - 1518) - Italy (Verona)


Domenico Morone (c. 1442 – 1518) was an Italian painter from Verona, painting in an early Renaissance style. Domenico Morone is known from a few panels, mainly depicting public festivals or tournaments, in which the figures in the crowds are small. One of his masterpieces is the canvas celebrating the Cacciata dei Bonacolsi (1494) (or Expulsion of ......
 
Francesco Squarcione
 

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Francesco Squarcione (1397 - 1474) - Italy (Padua)


Francesco Squarcione (c. 1395 – after 1468) was an Italian artist from Padua. His pupils included Andrea Mantegna (with whom he had many legal battles), Cosimo Tura and Carlo Crivelli. There are only two works signed by him: the Madonna with Child and an altarpiece (Padua). Squarcione, whose original vocation was tailoring, appears to have had a re......
 
Fra Carnevale
 

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Fra Carnevale (1420 - 1484) - Italy (Urbino)


Fra Carnevale OP (c. 1420-1425 – 1484) was an Italian painter of the Quattrocento, active mainly in Urbino. Carnivale, widely regarded as one of the most enigmatic artists, has only nine works that can be definitively attributed to him. Most of these have even been contested as authentic to Carnevale at various points in history. He is cited by a n......
 
Domenico Veneziano
 

Biography


Domenico Veneziano (1410 - 1461) - Italy (Venice)
Early Renaissance


Domenico Veneziano (c. 1410 – May 15, 1461) was an Italian painter of the early Renaissance, active mostly in Perugia and Tuscany. Little is known of his birth, though he is thought to have been born in Venice, hence his last name. He then moved to Florence in 1422–23 as a boy, to become a pupil of Gentile da Fabriano. He is said to have worked wit......
 
Lazzaro Bastiani
 

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Lazzaro Bastiani (1429 - 1512) - Italy (Padua)


Lazzaro Bastiani (1429 – 5 April 1512) was an Italian painter of the Renaissance, active mainly in Venice. He was born in Padua. He is first recorded as a painter in Venice by 1460 in a payment for an altarpiece of San Samuele, for the Procuratori di San Marco. In 1462 he was paid at the same rate as Giovanni Bellini. In 1470, he was a member of th......
 
Giovanni Di Paolo Di Grazia
 

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Giovanni Di Paolo Di Grazia (1403 - 1482) -


Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia (c. 1403–1482) was an Italian painter, working primarily in Siena. He may have apprenticed with Taddeo di Bartolo, becoming a prolific painter and illustrator of manuscripts, including Dante's texts. He was one of the most important painters of the 15th century Sienese School. His early works show the influence of earlie......
 
Matteo Di Giovanni
 

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Matteo Di Giovanni (1435 - 1495) - Italy (Borgo Sansepolcro)


Matteo di Giovanni (c. 1430 – 1495) was an Italian Renaissance artist from the Sienese School. Matteo di Giovanni di Bartolo was born in Borgo Sansepolcro around 1430. His family relocated to Siena and he is firmly associated with the art of that city. Matteo was twice married—first in 1463 to a wealthy noble woman and, after her death, to a rich w......
 
Michelino Molinari Da Besozzo
 

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Michelino Molinari Da Besozzo (1370 - 1455) - Italy (Besozzo)


Michelino Molinari da Besozzo (c. 1370 – c. 1455) was a notable fifteenth century Italian painter and illuminator, who was widely praised for his work. He worked mostly in Milan and Lombardy, and was employed by the Visconti family, rulers of Milan. Michelino's work follows the traditions of the Lombard School, and maintains the Trecento style. Mic......
 
Andrea Di Cristoforo Bregno
 

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Andrea Di Cristoforo Bregno (1418 - 1506) - Italy (Osteno)


Andrea di Cristoforo Bregno (1418–1506) was an Italian sculptor and architect of the Early Renaissance who worked in Rome from the 1460s and died just as the High Renaissance was getting under way. He was born in Osteno, Lombardy, into one of the most famous artistic families in Northern Italy. His father, Cristoforo Bregno, and his brothers, Ambro......
 
Ansano di Pietro di Mencio
 

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Ansano di Pietro di Mencio (1406 - 1481) -


Sano di Pietro or Ansano di Pietro di Mencio (1406–1481) was an Italian painter of the Sienese school of painting. He was active for about half a century during the Quattrocento period, and his contemporaries included Giovanni di Paolo and Sassetta. Sano was born in 1406. His name enters the roll of painters in 1428 where it remained until his deat......
 
Derick Baegert
 

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Derick Baegert (1440 - 1515) - Germany (Wesel)


Derik or Derick Baegert (ca. 1440 - after 1515) was a German late Gothic painter. Derick Baegert was probably born in Wesel around 1435-1440 to Johan Baegert, a merchant, and Mechtelt Mynreman. While his family wasn't very wealthy, Derick ended his life as one of the richer people of Wesel, living in a grand house on the Brückstrasse in the old tow......
 
Andreas Ritzos
 

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Andreas Ritzos (1421 - 1492) - Greece (Iraklio)


Andreas Ritzos (1421-1492), was a Greek icons painter, from Creta. Andreas Ritzos was born in Iraklio, was an influential member of the Post-Byzantine art Cretan School. He specialized in religious icon painting. He trained his son Nikolaos (1446-1503) who also went on to become a recognized icon painter. More......
 
Luciano Laurana
 

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Luciano Laurana (1420 - 1479) - Italy (Vrana)


Luciano Laurana (Lutiano Dellaurana, Croatian: Lucijan Vranjanin) (c. 1420 – 1479) was an Italian architect and engineer from the historic Vrana settlement near the town of Zadar in Dalmatia, (today in Croatia, then part of the Republic of Venice) After education by his father Martin in Vrana settlement, he worked mostly in Italy during the late 15......
 
Giovanni Antonio Amadeo
 

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Giovanni Antonio Amadeo (1447 - 1522) - Italy (Pavia)


Giovanni Antonio Amadeo (c. 1447 – August 27 or 28, 1522) was an Italian early Renaissance sculptor, architect, and engineer. Amadeo was born in Pavia. In 1470 he was commissioned by Bartolomeo Colleoni to complete his funerary chapel, the Cappella Colleoni in Bergamo, which had been begun by Guiniforte and Francesco Solari. Amadeo added polychrome......
 
Giovanni Dalmata
 

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Giovanni Dalmata (1440 - 1514) - Croatia (Marina)


Giovanni Dalmata (c. 1440 – c. 1514), born Ioannes Stephani Duknovich de Tragurio and also known as Giovanni Duknovich di Traù and Ivan Duknović, was a sculptor from Trogir, Dalmatia who was mainly active in Rome, Hungary and in Dalmatia. Giovanni Dalmata was, with Mino da Fiesole and Andrea Bregno, the leading sculptor in Rome in the second half o......
 
Fiorenzo Di Lorenzo
 

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Fiorenzo Di Lorenzo (1445 - 1522) - Italy (Perugia)


Fiorenzo di Lorenzo (c. 1440 – 1522) was an Italian painter, of the Umbrian school. He lived and worked at Perugia, where most of his authentic works are still preserved in the Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria. Fiorenzo is known from a few signed works, including the Madonna of the Recommended (1476) and a niche with lunette, two wings and predella (......
 
Hans Pleydenwurff
 

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Hans Pleydenwurff (1420 - 1472) - Germany (Bamberg)


Hans Pleydenwurff (also Pleidenwurff c. 1420 – 9 January 1472) was a German painter. His father was probably Kunz Pleydenwurff, a well-respected painter and part-time mayor in Bamberg. Since 1457, Hans lived in Nuremberg where he established a new style of realism, influenced by Northern Renaissance painters. He probably was a teacher of Michael Wo......
 
Hans Multscher
 

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Hans Multscher (1400 - 1467) - Germany (Reichenhofen)


Hans Multscher (ca. 1400–1467) was a German sculptor and painter. Multscher was born in Reichenhofen (today Leutkirch im Allgäu). He made himself with new artistic styles from northern France and the Netherlands, and became a free citizen of the city of Ulm in 1427. There, he married Adelheid Kitzin the same year. He ran his own business as a paint......
 
Francesco Rosselli
 

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Francesco Rosselli (1445 - 1510) - Italy (Florence)


Francesco Rosselli (1445 – before 1513) was an Italian miniature painter, and important engraver of maps and old master prints. He is described as a cartographer, although his contribution did not include any primary research and was probably limited to engraving, decorating and selling manuscript maps created by others. He created many important m......
 
Domenico Di Michelino
 

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Domenico Di Michelino (1417 - 1491) - Italy (Florence)


Domenico di Michelino (1417–1491) was an Italian painter of the Florentine school and a follower of the style of Fra Angelico. He was born and died in Florence. Michelino predominantly painted scenes from the Bible. His most famous work can be found on the west wall of Florence's "Duomo" (cathedral) Santa Maria del Fiore, including La commedia illu......
 
Giuliano Da Sangallo
 

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Giuliano Da Sangallo (1443 - 1516) - Italy (Florence)


Giuliano da Sangallo (c. 1445 – 1516) was an Italian sculptor, architect and military engineer active during the Italian Renaissance. He is known primarily for being the favored architect of Lorenzo de' Medici, his patron. In this role, Giuliano designed a villa for Lorenzo as well as a monastery for Augustinian monks and a church where a miracle w......
 
Giorgio Schiavone
 

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Giorgio Schiavone (1437 - 1504) - Italy (Scardone)


Giorgio Schiavone, or Juraj Ćulinović (Skradin, 1433 or 1436 – Šibenik, 1504), was a Croatian born painter, active in Italy and Dalmatia. As a young artist he became a pupil of Squarcione in Padua. He was active in Venice, Padua and Šibenik, where he later died. More......
 
Matteo Di Giovanni Di Bartolo
 

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Matteo Di Giovanni Di Bartolo (1435 - 1495) -


Matteo di Giovanni (c. 1430 – 1495) was an Italian Renaissance artist from the Sienese School. Matteo di Giovanni di Bartolo was born in Borgo Sansepolcro around 1430. His family relocated to Siena and he is firmly associated with the art of that city. Matteo was twice married—first in 1463 to a wealthy noble woman and, after her death, to a rich w......
 
Antonio Rizzo
 

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Antonio Rizzo (1430 - 1499) - Italy (Civitavecchia)

 
Bartolomeo Caporali
 

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Bartolomeo Caporali (1420 - 1505) - Italy (Perugia)


Bartolomeo (di Segnolo) Caporali (b Perugia, c. 1420 d Perugia, c. 1503 - 1505) was an Italian painter and miniaturist in Perugia, Umbria during the early Renaissance period. His style was influenced by Umbrian artists Gozzoli and Boccati, two of his first mentors, and continued to evolve as younger Umbrian artists came onto the scene, such as Fior......
 
Bartolomeo Della Gatta
 

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Bartolomeo Della Gatta (1448 - 1502) - Italy (Firenze)

 
Luca Fancelli
 

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Luca Fancelli (1430 - 1502) - Italy (Settignano)


Luca Fancelli (c. 1430 – c. 1502) was an Italian architect and sculptor. Fancelli was born in Settignano, a fraction of Florence. Much of his life and work is an enigma what is known for sure is that he trained as a stonecutter and mason and studied under Brunelleschi. Giorgio Vasari, the 16th-century Florentine artist and biographer of the artists......
 
Johann Koerbecke
 

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Johann Koerbecke (1420 - 1491) - Germany (Münster)

 
Michele Pannonio
 

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Michele Pannonio (1400 - 1464) - Hungary


Michele Pannonio, in Hungarian language Pannóniai Mihály, also known Michele Ongaro o Michele Dai Ungheria (born before 1415 – Ferrara, before 1464) was a Hungarian-Italian painter, active in Ferrara, Italy. He is documented as the painter of the Muse Thalia for the Studiolo di Belfiore, now present in the Museum of Fine Arts of Budapest. The Pinac......
 
Domenico Rosselli
 

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Domenico Rosselli (1439 - 1498) - Italy (Pistoia)

 
Anton Koberger
 

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Anton Koberger (1442 - 1513) - Germany (Nurnberg)

 
Baccio Baldini
 

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Baccio Baldini (1436 - 1487) - Italy (Florence)


Baccio Baldini (c. 1436 – buried 12 December 1487) was an Italian goldsmith and engraver of the Renaissance, active in his native Florence. All that is known of Baldini's life, apart from the date of his burial in Florence, is what Vasari says of him: that Baldini was a goldsmith and pupil of Maso Finiguerra, the Florentine goldsmith and, according......
 
Antonello Di Giovanni Di Antonio (Antonello Da Messina)
 

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Antonello Di Giovanni Di Antonio (Antonello Da Messina) (1430 - 1479) - Italy (Messina)
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Il Sodoma (Giovanni Antonio Bazzi)
 

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Il Sodoma (Giovanni Antonio Bazzi) (1447 - 1549) - Italy (Vercelli)

 
Benedetto Da Maiano
 

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Benedetto Da Maiano (1446 - 1497) - Italy (Maiano)

 
Donato Bramante
 

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Donato Bramante (1444 - 1514) - Italy (Fermignano)

 
Bonifazio Bembo
 

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Bonifazio Bembo (1447 - 1477) - Italy (Brescia)

 
Matteo Di Andrea De Pasti
 

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Matteo Di Andrea De Pasti (1420 - 1467) - Italy (Verona)

 
Cristoforo Mantegazza
 

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Cristoforo Mantegazza (1430 - 1482) - Italy (Pavia)

 
Hartmann Schedel
 

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Hartmann Schedel (1440 - 1514) - Germany (Nuremberg)

 
Bartolommeo Bellano
 

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Bartolommeo Bellano (1437 - 1496) - Italy (Padua)

 
Aldus Pius Manutius
 

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Aldus Pius Manutius (1449 - 1515) - Italy (Bassiano)

 
Jörg The Elder Syrlin
 

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Jörg The Elder Syrlin (1425 - 1491) - Germany (Ulm)

 
Mauro Codussi
 

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Mauro Codussi (1440 - 1504) - Italy (Bergamo)

 
Biagio Rossetti
 

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Biagio Rossetti (1447 - 1516) - Italy (Ferrara)

 
Guiniforte Solari
 

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Guiniforte Solari (1429 - 1481) - Italy (Milan)

 
Johannes Pollack
 

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Johannes Pollack (1435 - 1519) - Poland (Kraków)

 
Joos Van Wassenhove (Giusto Da Guanto)
 

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Joos Van Wassenhove (Giusto Da Guanto) (1430 - 1480) -

 
Michael Erhart
 

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Michael Erhart (1442 - 1522) -

 
Andrea Nofri
 

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Andrea Nofri (1388 - 1455) -

 
 
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