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Costa, Lorenzo

Born: 1460 AD
Died: 1535 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Painters

1460 – He was born at Ferrara, but moved to Bologna by the his early twenties, and would be more influential to the Bolognese school of painting.  

1438 – He painted his famous Madonna and Child with the Bentivoglio family, and other frescoes, on the walls of the Bentivoglio chapel in San Giacomo Maggiore, and he followed this with many other works. He was a great friend of Francesco Francia, who was much influenced by him.

1509 – He went to Mantua, where his patron was the Marquis Francesco Gonzaga, and he eventually died there.

1537 – Lorenzo the younger.

1561 – His sons, Ippolito and Girolamo, were also painters, and so was Girolamo’s son.

1535 – Died on the 5th of March.