Giovanni Bellini, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Giovanni Bellini

Italian Renaissance painter (1430-1516)

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1430

Place of Birth: Venice, Venetian Province, Italy

Date of Death: 29-Nov-1516

Profession: illuminator, painter

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Giovanni Bellini

  • Giovanni Bellini (Italian pronunciation: [d?o'vanni bel'li?ni]; c.
  • 1430 – 26 November 1516) was an Italian Renaissance painter, probably the best known of the Bellini family of Venetian painters.
  • His father was Jacopo Bellini, his brother was Gentile Bellini (who was more highly regarded than Giovanni during his lifetime, although the reverse is true today), and his brother-in-law was Andrea Mantegna.
  • He was considered to have revolutionized Venetian painting, moving it towards a more sensuous and colouristic style.
  • Through the use of clear, slow-drying oil paints, Giovanni created deep, rich tints and detailed shadings.
  • His sumptuous coloring and fluent, atmospheric landscapes had a great effect on the Venetian painting school, especially on his pupils Giorgione and Titian.

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