Filippino Lippi-The Famous Italian Painter

Filippino Lippi-The Famous Italian Painter
Filippino Lippi

Filippino Lippi (born 1457, died April 1504) was a famous painter at the height of the Renaissance in Florence, Italy.

Born with the name of the Lollipop Filippo in Prato, Tuscany, as the son of the painter Fra Filippo extramarital Lippi and nun Lucrezia Buti nun, she first learned painting from his father. They moved to Spoleto where Filippino worked as a maid in the workplace where the construction of the cathedral there. When his father died in 1469, he completed the frescoes Storie della vergine (History of the Virgin) in the cathedral. Filippino Lippi completed education Botticelli painted in the workplace, a person who happens to have a protege Gilippino father. In 1472 Botticelli took him as a companion in the Compagnia San Luca, a union of painters and sculptors.

The works are very similar to the first works of Botticelli, but with sensitivity and subtlety a little more. The works first (started in 1475 and thereafter) was originally made ​​known by the people as a stranger who calls himself only in Sandro Amico (Friends of Botticelli). Eventually Lippi's style of painting developed into a more personal style and effective in the years 1480-1485. The works in the early days included painting the Virgin Mary (Madonna) who is now in Berlin, London and Washington DC, "Tobia Journey" in the Galleria Sabauda in Turin, Italy, the "Madonna of the Sea" which was in Gelleria dell'Accademia and "History of Esther".

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