Domenico Ghirlandaio

Domenico Ghirlandaio (Italian: [doˈmeːniko ɡirlanˈdaːjo]; 1449 – 11 Januar 1494) wis an Italian Renaissance penter born in Florence. Ghirlandaio wis pairt o the so-cried "third generation" o the Florentine Renaissance, alang wi Verrocchio, the Pollaiolo brithers an Sandro Botticelli. Ghirlandaio led a lairge an efficient wirkshop that includit his brithers Davide Ghirlandaio an Benedetto Ghirlandaio, his brither-in-law Bastiano Mainardi frae San Gimignano, an later his son Ridolfo Ghirlandaio.[1] Mpny apprentices passed throu Ghirlandaio's wirkshop, includin the famous Michelangelo.[1] Ghirlandaio's pairteecular talent lay in his ability tae posit depictions o contemporary life an portraits o contemporary fowk within the context o releegious narratives, bringin him great popularity an mony lairge commissions.[2]

Domenico Ghirlandaio
Pala degli innocenti, ghirlandaio, autoritratto, dettaglio.jpg
Supposed sel-portrait, frae Adoration of the Magi, 1488
BornDomenico di Tommaso Curradi di Doffo Bigordi
1449
Florence, Italy
Died11 Januar 1494(1494-01-11) (aged 45)
Florence, Italy (buried in the Basilica o Santa Maria Novella)
NaitionalityItalian
Kent forPenter
Notable wirk(s)Pentins in: Kirk o Ognissanti, Palazzo Vecchio, Santa Trinita, Tornabuoni Chapel in Florence an Sistine Chaipel, Roum
MuivementItalian Renaissance

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Vasari's Life of Domenico Ghirlandaio
  2. Rolf Toman