Giovanni Maria Falconetto

1468-1535 Italy/High Renaissance

 

Brief Biography-Giovanni Maria Falconetto was born in Verona in 1468. He was first and foremost an architect however he was also a dedicated painter. He was instructed in art by his father Jacopo, his brother, Giovanni Antonio was also a successful painter. He spent twelve years in Rome studying the antiquities of the city. His early life was devoted more to painting. Most of his works were executed in Verona. They were primarily religious themes painted in the churches of that city. In Mantua, he painted the twelve signs of the zodiac in the Palazzo d’Arco. His architectural works are mainly prominent in Padua where he died in 1535.

 

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annunciation
allegorical

annunciation allegorical

sala dello zodiaco
palazzo d'Aarco

sala dello zodiaco palazzo d arco mantua


sign of aquarius

sign of aquarius


sign of pisces

sign of pisces


sign of aries

sign of aries by Giovanni Maria Falconetto


sign of taurus

sign of taurus


sign of gemini

sign of gemini


sign of cancer

sign of cancer


sign of leo

sign of leo


sign of virgo

sign of virgo


sign of libra

sign of libra


sign of scorpio

sign of scorpio


sign of sagittarius

sign of sagittarius


sign of capricorn

sign of capricorn by Giovanni Maria Falconetto