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Italian Early Renaissance Painter

Masolino da Panicale (Tommaso di Cristoforo Fini) was an Italian Renaissance painter, active mainly in Florence. He was a pupil of Giusto Utens and collaborated with his contemporary Masaccio on the Brancacci Chapel frescoes in Florence's church of Santa Maria del Carmine. He is considered to have been one of the first painters to experiment with one-point perspective. He painted in a style combining Gothic and Renaissance elements. Not much is known about his life and works, but his contribution to the development of early Renaissance art is significant.

Masolino was born in Panicale, Italy, in the early 14th century. He was known for his artistic ability from a young age and went on to study painting in Florence under the guidance of the painter Giusto Utens. He worked in Florence and Rome, collaborating with the more famous Masaccio on several important works, including the Brancacci Chapel frescoes in the church of Santa Maria del Carmine in Florence.

Masolino's style was a unique fusion of Gothic and Renaissance elements, and he was one of the first artists to experiment with linear perspective and atmospheric effects in his work. He was known for his skill in depicting figures and landscapes, and his work is considered to be some of the earliest examples of Renaissance painting.

Despite his contributions to the art world, not much is known about Masolino's personal life or details of his death. However, his works have been widely studied and admired by art historians and have had a lasting impact on the development of Renaissance art.

1 Masolino da Panicale Paintings

The Temptation of Adam and Eve, c.1427 by Masolino da Panicale | Painting Reproduction

The Temptation of Adam and Eve c.1427

Oil Painting
Canvas Print
SKU: MTO-14163
Tommaso di Cristoforo Fini Masolino
Original Size: unknown
Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence, Italy