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FRANCESCO DI GIORGIO MARTINI (1439 - 1502), Painter, sculptor, architect, illuminator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRANCESCO DI GIORGIO MARTINI (1439 - 1502), Painter, sculptor, architect, illuminator

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born September 1439, in Siena; died January 1502, in Siena.

Painter, sculptor, architect, illuminator, engineer.

Sienese School.

Francesco di Giorgio Martini worked as a sculptor, painter and above all as an architect and civil and military engineer. He was active throughout Italy in the second half of the 15th century, and was influential primarily through his built architecture

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