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(c. 1431 – c. 1506), a North Italian Renaissance painter.

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MANTEGNA, Andrea
Agony in the Garden
mk86 c.1460 Tempera on wood 63x80cm London,National Gallery
ID: 33408

MANTEGNA, Andrea Agony in the Garden
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MANTEGNA, Andrea

Italian Early Renaissance Painter, ca.1431-1506 Italian painter and printmaker. He occupies a pre-eminent position among Italian artists of the 15th century. The profound enthusiasm for the civilization of ancient Rome that infuses his entire oeuvre was unprecedented in a painter. In addition to its antiquarian content, his art is characterized by brilliant compositional solutions, the bold and innovative use of perspective and foreshortening and a precise and deliberate manner of execution, an aspect that was commented upon during his lifetime. He was held in great esteem by his contemporaries for his learning and skill and, significantly, he is the only artist of the period to have left a small corpus of self-portraits: two in the Ovetari Chapel; his presumed self-portrait in the Presentation in the Temple (Berlin, Gemeldegal.); one in the Camera Picta (Mantua, Pal. Ducale) and the funerary bust in his burial chapel in S Andrea, Mantua, designed and probably executed by himself. His printmaking activity is technically advanced and of great importance, although certain aspects of the execution remain to be clarified.   Related Paintings of MANTEGNA, Andrea :. | The Adoration of the Shepherds sf | The Lamentation over the Dead Christ st | View of the West and North Walls | Agony in the Garden (detail) sg | The Court of Mantua (detail) g |
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