Benozzo Gozzoli, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Benozzo Gozzoli

Italian painter (1420-1497)

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1420

Place of Birth: Florence, Tuscany

Date of Death: 04-Oct-1497

Profession: painter

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Benozzo Gozzoli

  • Benozzo Gozzoli (c.?1421 – 1497) was an Italian Renaissance painter from Florence.
  • A pupil of Fra Angelico, Gozzoli is best known for a series of murals in the Magi Chapel of the Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, depicting festive, vibrant processions with fine attention to detail and a pronounced International Gothic influence.
  • The chapel's fresco cycle reveals a new Renaissance interest in nature with its realistic depiction of landscapes and vivid human portraits.
  • Gozzoli is considered one of the most prolific fresco painters of his generation.
  • While he was mainly active in Tuscany, he also worked in Umbria and Rome.

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