Giuliano Bugiardini (January 29,
1475 – February 17, 1577) was an Italian painter of the
late-Renaissance period known as Mannerism, active mainly in
Also known as Giuliano di Piero di
Simone, he may have initially apprenticed with a sculptor Bertoldo,
but then apprenticed with the painter Domenico Ghirlandaio. In 1503,
he joined the painter's guild, the Compagnia di San Luca, and began
an association with Mariotto Albertinelli that continued until 1509,
when Albertinelli moved to the studio of Fra Bartolomeo.
Bugiardini’s Virgin and Child can be seen in the Nelson-Atkins
Museum of Art. Vasari mentioned Bugiardini assisted Michelangelo
very briefly in 1508 with the painting of the ceiling of the Sistine
Chapel. He also painted in Bologna in 1526–1530. He painted a Rape
of Diana. He painted a Martyrdom of St Catherine for Santa Maria
Novella in Florence, based on Michelangelo's sketches.
Martyrdom of St Catherine of Alexandria
Florence, Santa Maria Novella
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