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GHIRLANDAIO, Domenico Apse fresco dh oil painting


Apse fresco dh
Painting ID::  6851
GHIRLANDAIO, Domenico
Apse fresco dh
c. 1471 Fresco Parish Church of Sant'Andrea, Cercina

   
   
     

GHIRLANDAIO, Domenico St Barbara sdfgs oil painting


St Barbara sdfgs
Painting ID::  6852
GHIRLANDAIO, Domenico
St Barbara sdfgs
c. 1471 Fresco Parish Church of Sant'Andrea, Cercina

   
   
     

GHIRLANDAIO, Domenico St Jerome fgh oil painting


St Jerome fgh
Painting ID::  6853
GHIRLANDAIO, Domenico
St Jerome fgh
c. 1471 Fresco Parish Church of Sant'Andrea, Cercina

   
   
     

GHIRLANDAIO, Domenico St Antony dfhh oil painting


St Antony dfhh
Painting ID::  6854
GHIRLANDAIO, Domenico
St Antony dfhh
c. 1471 Fresco Parish Church of Sant'Andrea, Cercina

   
   
     

GHIRLANDAIO, Domenico Madonna of Mercy gh oil painting


Madonna of Mercy gh
Painting ID::  6855
GHIRLANDAIO, Domenico
Madonna of Mercy gh
c. 1472 Fresco Ognissanti, Florence

   
   
     

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     GHIRLANDAIO, Domenico
     Italian Early Renaissance Painter, 1449-1494 Florentine painter, whose family name was Bigordi. He may have studied painting and mosaics under Alesso Baldovinetti. Ghirlandaio was an excellent technician. Keenly observant of the contemporary scene, he depicted many prominent Florentine personalities within his religious narrative paintings. Among his earliest frescoes are the Madonna with the Vespucci Family and the Last Supper (Church of the Ognissanti, Florence). He painted scenes from the life of Santa Fina (collegiate church in San Gimigniano) and frescoes in the Palazzo Vecchio, Florence. In 1481, Pope Sixtus IV called him to Rome, along with Botticelli, to decorate the Sistine Chapel. He painted the Calling of the First Apostles, a scene close in spirit to Masaccio. He returned to Florence to work on the frescoes in the Sassetti Chapel in Santa Trinita. He introduced Sassetti, Corsi, Poliziano, the Medici, and many other contemporaries as participants in the life of St. Francis. Ghirlandaio's most famous achievement is his fresco cycle of the life of Mary and St. John the Baptist for the choir of Santa Maria Novella. Michelangelo served an apprenticeship with him at this time and probably worked on these frescoes. Other examples of his art are the Adoration of the Magi (Uffizi); another Adoration (Hospital of the Innocents); a mosaic of the Annunciation for the Cathedral; a portrait of Francesco Sassetti and his son (Metropolitan Mus.);

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