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Jacopo Bellini

       
 

 


Jacopo Bellini 

(b Venice, c. 1400; d Venice, between 26 Aug 1470 and 25 Nov 1471).

Painter and draughtsman. His surviving work consists of some 20 paintings—mostly small-scale, intimate devotional pictures—and nearly 300 drawings, contained in two volumes (Paris, Louvre; London, BM). The drawings constitute a unique oeuvre for a 15th-century artist, both in regard to their number and their nature; most of them are finished, independent compositions. Most of Jacopo’s large-scale picture cycles and important commissioned works have been destroyed. Known only through documentary evidence and contemporary sources, they are an indication of the high esteem in which he was held both in Venice and beyond.



 


Madonna with Child
c. 1465
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
 

 

 
 

Madonna and Child
1450
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
 
 
 
 

Madonna and Child
1448
Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan
 
 
 

Madonna and Child Blessing
c. 1455
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice
 
 
 

Christus im Grabe
Verona, Musei Civici di Verona
 
 
 

Kreuzigung
Museo Correr e Quadreria Correr
 
 
 

Saint Anthony Abbot and Saint Bernardino of Siena
1459
 
 
 

Madonna and Child

 

 

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