• Melozzo da Forlì. 1438 - November 8, 1494

    8 days ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    Died on this 1494, Melozzo da Forlì. Painted beautiful works, many of them since lost or damaged. Here, angel of the Annunciation, 1466, with some wild drapery.
    He was an early Renaissance painter whose style was influenced by Andrea Mantegna and Piero della Francesca. Melozzo was one of the great fresco artists of the 15th century, and he is noted for his skilled use of illusionistic perspective and foreshortening .
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    Annunciation. 1470s at the Pantheon in Rome
    Angel with a lute, by Melozzo da Forli in 1480.
    Focus on the beauty of a single angel in Melozzo's vault of Sacristy...
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