Bartolomeo Montagna Bartolomeo Montagna Bartolomeo Montagna

North Italian painter and draughtsman Bartolomeo Montagna died on 11 October 1523 in Vicenza. Perhaps trained by Andrea Mantegna, Montagna was influenced above all by Venetian artist Giovanni Bellini. His work also shows an appreciation for Antonello da Messina. Montagna spent most of his career in Vicenza, where he created several monumental altarpieces for city churches. He also created frescoes and altarpieces in Padua and Verona.

Saint Justina of Padua, 1490s, oil on panel, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913

The Virgin and Child with a Saint, ca. 1483-99, oil on panel, Liverpool: Walker Art Gallery, WAG9375

Madonna and Child under a Pergola with St John the Baptist and St Onofrius, 1488-89, oil on canvas transferred from wood, Vicenza, Pinacoteca Civica

Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saints, 1498, oil on canvas, Milan, Pinacoteca di Brera

Virgin and Child Enthroned with St. Homoborus and a beggar, St. Francis and the Blessed Bernardo da Feltre, and Saint Catherine, c. 1515 Berlin, Bode-Museum

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