Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism

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Bramante
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A. Life and work

The Italian architect and painter known as B. was born Donato d'Angelo in 1444 at Monte Asdrualdo (now Fermignano, near Urbino). He died on March 11, 1514, at Rome. His biography by Giorgio Vasari is rich in detail [2]; [4]. B. probably trained as a painter with Luciano Laurana at Urbino.

A.1. Milan

From 1479 to 1499, B. was in the service of Duke Lodovico ('il Moro') Sforza at Milan [8]. While there, he was involved in the design of a number of churches (Santa Maria presso San Satiro; Santa Maria delle Grazie; Sant'Ambrogio), drawing on the infl…

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Gáldy, Andrea M. (München), “Bramante”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2017). Original German-language edition: Renaissance-Humanismus. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 9. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2014). Consulted online on 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps8_SIM_004815>
First published online: 2015



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