Tag: Italian

Becuccio Bicchieraio da Gambassi

Domenico di Jacopo di Matteo, called Becuccio Bicchieraio Becuccio in Art: Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) Domenico da Gambassi c.1525–1528 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago     Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) La moglie di Domenico da Gambassi c.1525–1528 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago    …

Monsignor Francesco Barberini

(1528–1600) Francesco Barberini in Art: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Monsignor Francesco Barberini c.1623 National Gallery of Art, Washington   Born 1528 Firenze (Italia) Died 1600 Roma (Italia) Nephew Maffeo Barberini (1568-1644), Pope Urban VIII (1623-1644) Occupation Merchant

Francesco Barberini

(1597–1679)   Born September 23 1597 Firenze (Italia) Died December 10 1679 Roma (Italia) Uncle Maffeo Barberini (1568-1644), Pope Urban VIII (1623-1644) Occupation Art patron Cardinal Translator

Francesco d’Este

(c.1429-c.1486) Francesco d’Este in Art: Van der Weyden, Rogier (c.1399-1464) Francesco d’Este c.1460 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York    

Giovanna degli Albizzi

(1468–1488) Giovanna degli Albizzi Tornabuoni Giovanna degli Albizzi in Art: Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Venere e le tre Grazie offrono doni c.1483–1485 Musée du Louvre, Paris     Ghirlandaio, Domenico (1448-1494) Giovanna degli Albizzi Tornabuoni 1489–1490 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid   Born December 18…

Marino Faliero

(1274–1355) Marin Falier or Falieri Dux LV Doge della Repubblica di Venezia (1354–1355) Marino Faliero in Art: Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) L’exécution du Doge Marino Faliero 1825–1826 Wallace Collection, London   Born 1274 Venezia (Italia) Died April 17 1355 Venezia (Italia) Cause of death Execution (decapitation) Occupation Diplomat…

Galileo Galilei

(1564–1642) Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaiuti de’ Galilei Works: • Discourse on Floating Bodies (English) • The Sidereal Messenger of Galileo Galilei (English) Galileo in Art: Sustermans, Justus (1597-1681) Ritratto di Galileo Galilei 1635 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze   Born February…

Luigi Boccherini

(1743–1805) Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini Works: • Cello Concertos • Fandango (from Quintet in D Major G. 448) • La Musica Notturna delle Strade di Madrid – Op. 30 n. 6 (G. 324) • Minuetto • Quintetto No. 1 in D…

Tomaso Albinoni

(1671–1750) Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni Works: • Adagio in G Minor • Concerti per oboe • Sonate da Chiesa Op. 4 Born June 8 1671 Venezia (Italia) Died January 17 1750 Venezia (Italia) Occupation Composer Musician Violinist

Antonio Salieri

(1750–1825) Works: • Axur, re d’Ormus (1788) • Les Danaïdes (1784) • Requiem (1804) • Tarare (1787) Salieri in Film: Amadeus 1984 Director: Miloš Forman Cast: Tom Hulce, F. Murray Abraham   Born August 18 1750 Legnago (Italia) Died May 7 1825 Vienna (Austria)…