On 16 January 1498, Francesco di Giovanni, known as Botticini, died in Florence.

By Anne Leader

On 16 January 1498, Francesco di Giovanni, known as Botticini, died in Florence. Known as an eclectic artist, Botticini was influenced by the leading Florentine painters of his day, including Cosimo Rosselli, Andrea del Verrocchio, and Sandro Botticelli.

Reference: Anna Padoa Rizzo. “Botticini, Francesco.” Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online. Oxford University Press. Web. 21 Jul. 2014. .

The Assumption of the Virgin, ca. 1475-6, tempera on panel. London: The National Gallery of Art, NG1126.

Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saints and Angels, 15th century, tempera on panel. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of George R. Hann, in memory of his mother, Annie Sykes Hann, 1961.

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