Vecchietta biography

Vecchietta

Painting, Visual Artist

1412 – 1480

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Who was Vecchietta?

Francesco di Giorgio e di Lorenzo, known as Vecchietta or Lorenzo di Pietro, was an Italian Sienese School painter, sculptor, goldsmith and architect of the Renaissance. He is among the artists profiled in Vasari's Le Vite delle più eccellenti pittori, scultori, ed architettori.

It is believed Vecchietta was a pupil of Sassetta, Taddeo di Bartolo and Jacopo della Quercia. Later in his life he was the master of Francesco di Giorgio and Neroccio de’ Landi.

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Born
1412
Castiglione d'Orcia
Also known as
  • Lorenzo di Pietro
Nationality
  • Italy
Profession
Lived in
  • Tuscany
Died
Jun 6, 1480

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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