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Giovanni Bellini

 (c. 1430 - 1516)
Giovanni Bellini was active/lived in Italy.  Giovanni Bellini is known for religious figure painting.

Biography   Giovanni Bellini

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Giovanni Bellini was born sometime between 1430 and 1438; the son of Jacopo Bellini.  He was brought up in Venice with his brother, Gentile, in his father's workshop, but became interested in the Padua School. He became the companion of Mantegna there. After 1460 he began to form his own essentially Venetian style.  Up until 1460 he worked with rigid and searching delicacy of line.  After 1460, his style became increasingly more suave, calmer and more gracious. In 1490, atmospheric envelopment and rich harmonies of color.  In a way, he discovered style of early sixteenth century Venice.

There are more of his works than his brother Gentile, or his father Jacopo.  He  painted great altarpieces in the c   ...  Displaying 750 of 2017 characters.

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