Altichiero da Verona
(c.1330 - after 1390)
Altichiero da Verona was active/lived in Italy. Altichiero da Verona is known for early Renaissance, portrait, figure, biblical fresco painting.
Biography Altichiero da Verona
Altichiero da Verona, or Aldighieri da Zevio, was an early Renaissance painter who was the effective founder of the Veronese school and perhaps the most significant northern Italian artist of the 14th century.
Altichiero began his career in Verona, where he remained for a number of years, although nothing is known of his work from this period. In 1370 he moved to Padua, most likely at the invitation of Duke Francesco I Carrara, for whom he painted fresco portraits (since destroyed) of "famous men" in the Sala dei Giganti and the Palazzo del Capitano. His main surviving works are two fresco cycles done in Padua. The first (completed 1379), which includes a Crucifixion and scenes from the life of St. James<
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