Gaudenzio Ferrari

c. 1475-1546 Italy/High Renaissance

 

Brief Biography-Gaudenzio Ferrari the Renaissance sculptor and painter, was born in Valduggia in Northern Italy in the 1470s or 1480s, his exact birth date is unknown. It is suspected he may have studied under Gerolamo Giovenone, and later in Milan under one Giovanni Stefano Scotti who was a painter of arabesques. It is known however he was strongly influenced by the works of Leonardo da Vinci. Between 1532 and 1535 he painted in conjunction with one of his many pupils, Bernardino Luini. He spent his last years in Milan where he died in 1546. His most notable works are in chapels at the Sanctuary of Sacro Mont di Varallo where he painted the Stations of the Cross.

 

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adoration of
the magi

adoration of the magi

annunciation to
joachim and anna

annunciation to joachim and anna


crucifixion

crucifixion

crucifixion
of christ

crucifixion of christ


high altar

high altar

lamentation
of christ

lamentation of christ

conversion of the
rulers of marseilles

legend of mary magdalene conversion of the rulers of marseilles

martyrdom of saint
catherine

martyrdom of saint catherine of alexandria


moor king

moor king

procession of
the magi

procession of the magi

saint anne consoled
by a woman

saint anne consoled by a woman

saint cecile with
the donator

saint cecile with the donator and saint marguerite

assumption of
the virgin

assumption of the virgin

the crucifixion
of christ

the crucifixion of christ

the adoration
of the kings

the life of mary the adoration of the kings

the annunciation
and birth of christ

the life of mary the annunciation and birth of christ

the presentation and
betrothal of mary

the life of mary the presentation and betrothal of mary