6 Results for tag: fresco

Martin Schongauer (1445-1491)

Martin Schongauer, byname Schön Martin, or Hipsch (Hübsch) Martin (German: “Beautiful Martin”), painter and printmaker who was the finest German engraver before Albrecht Dürer. Schongauer was the son of Caspar Schongauer, a goldsmith of Augsburg. In 1465 he registered at the University of Leipzig but apparently ... More

Guido Reni (1575-1642)

Guido Reni was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, although his works showed a classical manner, similar to Simon Vouet, Nicholas Poussin and Philippe de Champaigne. He painted primarily religious works, but also mythological and allegorical subjects. Active in Rome, Naples, and his native Bologna, he became the dominant ... More

Andrea del Sarto (1846-1530)

The Italian painter Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) was one of the most important painters of the High Renaissance. His highly expressive use of color is unsurpassed in Florentine painting. Andrea was born in 1486, Florence. He was the son of Agnolo di Francesco, a tailor. According to Vasari, who was taught by Andrea, he was ... More

Marcel Dyf (1899-1985)

Marcel Dyf was born in Paris. He spent his youth holidays in Paris and Normandy, where he observed the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist movements which strongly influenced on his later painting career. In his early twenties Marcel Dyf already decided to become an artist. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ... More

Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510)

Sandro Botticelli  was one of the greatest painters of the Florentine Renaissance. His "The Birth of Venus and Primavera" are often said to epitomize for modern viewers the spirit of the Renaissance. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Botticelli's name is derived from that of his elder brother ... More

Ferdinand Hodler (1853-1918)

Ferdinand Hodler was one of the most famous Swiss painters of the late 19th and early 20th century. He was born in Bern, the eldest of six children. His father, Jean, made a living as a carpenter and his mother, Marguerite, was from a peasant family. When Hodler was eight years old, he lost his father and two younger ... More