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Bartolommeo, Fra (Baccio della Porta)

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Born: 1472 AD
Died: 1517 AD, at 45 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Painters

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1472 - Fra Bartolommeo was born 28th of March in Florence, Italy.

 

1498 - Baccio became a Dominican friar, and took the name Fra Bartolommeo.

 

1500 - He became a monk and burned all of his paintings that were not of religious subjects.

 

1504 - Bartolommeo became the head of the San Marco monastery workshop.

 

1508 - Baccio became the leading painter in the Florentine school.

 

1514 - Traveled to Venice and Rome and spread his influence through his drawings.

 

1517 - Fra Bartolommeo died on the 31st of October in Florence, Italy.

 

 

 


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