Baccio Bandinelli

male / Italian
Florence/Gaiole in Chianti 1493-11-12
Florence 1560-02-07
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son and apprentice of goldsmith Michelangelo di Viviano de' Brandini da Gaiuole, who was employed by the Medici family; father of the sculptor Clemente
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  • Florence 1512 - 1534
    First trained by his father as a goldsmith and then in sculpting by Giovanni Francesco Rustici, a friend of Leonardo da Vinci. Accounts of Bandinelli given in Giorgio Vasari’s Lives and in the Autobiography of the sculptor Benvenuto Cellini represent him as jealous, malignant, and untalented. He assumed the surname Bandinelli in 1530.
  • Rome 1517 - 1525
    in deze periode korte verblijven in Rome
  • Loreto (Italië) 1518
  • Genua 1527 - 1530
  • Bologna 1527 - 1530
  • Rome 1536 - 1541
  • Florence 1540 - 1560
    1547: appointment to 'Sovrintendente all'Opera del Duomo'
  • Lucca
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
allegory, architecture (genre), animal painting (genre), figure study (main subject), figure, genre, history (genre), landscape (genre), mythology, nude figure, portrait, self-portrait, Christian religious scene
bronze, marble, terracotta, wax
sepulchral monument, relief
Kopieerde veel naar Donatello en Verocchio.
Veel tekeningen die eerst aan Michelangelo waren toegeschreven zijn in de loop der tijd aan verschillende leerlingen en navolgers toegeschreven. Zie daarom ook: Sebastiano del Piombo, Silvio Falconi, Andrea di Michelangelo, Bugiardini, Antonio Mini, Raffaello da Montelupo, Leonardo Cungi, Battista Franco, Marcello Venusti, Daniele da Volterra, Bartolommeo Passerotti en Bartolommeo Manfredi.
Creation date: 1991-11-20; Last modified date: 2022-04-07


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