Pordenone (Giovanni Antonio de Sacchis)

c. 1484-1593 Italy- High Renaissance

 

Brief Biography-Giovanni Antonio de Sacchis is known as Pordenone after where he was born. It is considered he was self taught as a painter. He worked mostly in Northern Italy and when he went south he came under the influence of Michelangelo and Mantegna. In his later years, he stayed in Venice where he became a strong contender to Titian. His works were mainly frescos and portraits. The King of Hungary bestowed a knighthood on him.
He died in Ferrara whilst on a mission to design tapestries; it was suspected that he may have been poisoned by Titian. Some of his most noted works are in the Cathedral of Cremona.

 

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carrying
the cross

carrying the cross

christ nailed
to the cross

christ nailed to the cross

god the father
with angels

god the father with angels


golgotha

golgotha


holy trinity

holy trinity


lamentation

lamentation

madonna and child
enthroned with saints

madonna and child enthroned with saints

pilate judges
christ

pilate judges christ

saint lorenzo
giustiniani

saint lorenzo giustiniani and other saints


saint luke

saint luke

saint martin and
saint christopher

saint martin and saint christopher

the immaculate
conception

the immaculate conception of pordenone

the martyrdom
of saint peter

the martyrdom of saint peter


virgin and child

virgin and child