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Tommasco di Giovanni di Simone Guidi Masaccio

 (1401 - 1428)
Tommasco di Giovanni di Simone Guidi Masaccio was active/lived in Italy.  Tommasco di Giovanni Masaccio is known for Renaissance fresco chapel painting-religious figures.

Biography   Tommasco di Giovanni di Simone Guidi Masaccio

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Tommaso Masaccio (c.1401-28)

The Italian 15th century Early Renaissance painter Tommaso Cassai (full name Tommaso di Ser Giovanni di Mone Cassai) is known to us by his nickname "Masaccio", which is a diminutive of "Tommasaccio", the Italian for something like "big ugly Tom".

Masaccio died at the early age of 26 or 27, but managed to paint a few pictures of such enormous impact as to affect not only the whole future course of Florentine painting but also that of European fine art painting in general.  As a result, he ranks alongside the architect Filippo Brunelleschi (1377-1446), the sculptor Donatello (1386-1466) and the architect and art theorist Leon Battista Alberti (1404-72) as one of the founding fathers of Renaissan   ...  Displaying 750 of 15052 characters.

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