Giovanni Antonio (Sodoma) Bazzi
(1477 - 1549)
Giovanni Antonio (Sodoma) Bazzi was active/lived in Italy. Giovanni Bazzi is known for Religious and historical painting, frescoes.
Biography Giovanni Antonio (Sodoma) Bazzi
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Il Sodoma, whose byname was Giovanni Antonio Bazzi was born 1477 in Vercelli, duchy of Savoy, Italy, and died February14 or 15,1549, in Siena, Italy. He was an Italian painter whose works reflect the transition from High Renaissance to Mannerist style.
Sodoma was the son of a shoemaker. From 1490 to 1497 he was apprenticed to G.M. Spanzotti, a minor Piedmontese artist, but he was afterward much influenced by Leonardo da Vinci and later by Raphael, who was particularly decisive in determining his mature style.
Sodoma was invited to Siena in 1501, and subsequently spent the bulk of his working life there. From 1503 to 1504 he painted multiple panels of frescoes in the convent of Saint Anna in Camprena, including Miracle of t
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