Mariotto Albertinelli, in full Mariotto di Bigio di Bindo Albertinelli (13 October 1474 – 5 November 1515) was an Italian Renaissance painter of the Florentine school. He was a close friend and collaborator of Fra Bartolomeo and their joint works appear as if they have been painted by one hand.
His work shows the influence of Perugino, Piero di Cosimo and Lorenzo di Credi as well as of Flemish painting. Some of Albertinelli's works reveal an eccentrically archaic tendency while others show a return to conventions of the early Renaissance.
Mariotto Albertinelli was born in Florence as the son of a gold beater. He was an only child and his mother died when he was just five years old. He was himself tr
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