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MARTINI, Simone (1284 - 1344), Painter, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARTINI, Simone (1284 - 1344), Painter, fresco artist

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Born 1284, in Siena; died 1344, in Avignon.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects, portraits.

Sienese School, Avignon School.

[not available online]Simone Martini is considered to be one of the most important artists of the 14th century due to his skill with decorative techniques and a careful attention to narrative.

Rivalries and associated wars created markedly different intellectual climates in Florence

Reference Entry.  1521 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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