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Domenico Ghirlandaio

(1449-1494)

Biography


Domenico di Tommaso Bigordi called Domenico Ghirlandaio (1449 Florence 1494 Florence) was one of the most popular Florentine artists of his time. His father, Tommaso di Curradi Bigordi, had a business with jewellery, and Domenico started as a goldsmith. His nickname of Ghirlandaio, i. e. the "Garland-maker", came from his speciality, namely, the manufacture of silver or gold crowns or diadems, popular with young women of Florence. Read Domenico Ghirlandaio's Full Biography

Domenico Ghirlandaio. Madonna and Child. Madonna and Child. c.1470. Tempera on wood. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. The Funeral of St. Fina. The Funeral of St. Fina. 1475. Fresco. Collegiata, San Gimignano, Italy. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. Portrait of Lucrezia Tornabuoni. Portrait of Lucrezia Tornabuoni. 1475. Tempera on wood. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. Old Man with a Young Boy. Old Man with a Young Boy. c.1480. Tempera on wood. Louvre, Paris, France. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. Last Supper. Last Supper. 1480. Fresco. Convent of San Marco, Refectory, Florence, Italy. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. St. Stephen. St. Stephen. c.1480. Tempera on wood. Louvre, Paris, France. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. St. Jerome. St. Jerome. 1480. Fresco. Ognissanti, Florence, Italy. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. Madonna and Child Enthroned with Four Angels, the Archangels Michael and Raphael, and St. Gusto and St. Zenobius. Madonna and Child Enthroned with Four Angels, the Archangels Michael and Raphael, and St. Gusto and St. Zenobius. 1480-1485. Oil and tempera on panel. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. The Confirmation of the Rule of the Order of St. Francis by Pope Honorius III. The Confirmation of the Rule of the Order of St. Francis by Pope Honorius III. c.1480-1485. Fresco. Santa Trinita, Sassetti Chapel, Florence, Italy. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. The Confirmation of the Rule of the Order of St. Francis by Pope Honorius III. Detail. The Confirmation of the Rule of the Order of St. Francis by Pope Honorius III. Detail. c.1480-1485. Fresco. Santa Trinita, Sassetti Chapel, Florence, Italy. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. The Confirmation of the Rule of the Order of St. Francis by Pope Honorius III. Detail. The Confirmation of the Rule of the Order of St. Francis by Pope Honorius III. Detail. c.1480-1485. Fresco. Santa Trinita, Sassetti Chapel, Florence, Italy. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. The Confirmation of the Rule of the Order of St. Francis by Pope Honorius III. Detail. The Confirmation of the Rule of the Order of St. Francis by Pope Honorius III. Detail. c.1480-1485. Fresco. Santa Trinita, Sassetti Chapel, Florence, Italy. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. The Confirmation of the Rule of the Order of St. Francis by Pope Honorius III . Detail. The Confirmation of the Rule of the Order of St. Francis by Pope Honorius III . Detail. c.1480-1485. Fresco. Santa Trinita, Sassetti Chapel, Florence, Italy. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. Expulsion of Joachim from the Temple. Expulsion of Joachim from the Temple. c.1480-1485. Fresco. Santa Trinita, Sassetti Chapel, Florence, Italy. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. The Miracle of a Child. The Miracle of a Child. 1482-1486. Fresco. Santa Trinita, Sassetti Chapel, Florence, Italy. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. The Calling of St. Peter. The Calling of St. Peter. 1482. Fresco. Sistine Chapel, Vatican. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. Adoration of the Shepherds. Adoration of the Shepherds. 1485. Tempera on wood. Santa Trinita, Sassetti Chapel, Florence, Italy. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. Adoration of the Shepherds. Detail. Adoration of the Shepherds. Detail. 1485. Tempera on wood. Santa Trinita, Sassetti Chapel, Florence, Italy. [Order a Print]
Domenico and David Ghirlandaio and Bartolomeo di Giovanni. Madonna and Child Enthroned with Two Angels, St. Dionysius the Aereopagite and St. Dominic, Pope Clement and St. Thomas Aquinas. Madonna and Child Enthroned with Two Angels, St. Dionysius the Aereopagite and St. Dominic, Pope Clement and St. Thomas Aquinas. c.1485. Oil and tempera on panel. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. The Birth of Mary. The Birth of Mary. c.1485-1490. Fresco. Santa Maria Novella, main choir, Florence, Italy. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. Zachariah in the Temple: Marsilio Ficino, Cristoforo Landino, Angelo Poliziano and Demetrios Chalkondyles. Detail. Zachariah in the Temple: Marsilio Ficino, Cristoforo Landino, Angelo Poliziano and Demetrios Chalkondyles. Detail. 1486-1490. Fresco. Santa Maria Novella, Tornabuoni Cappella, Florence, Italy. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. The Adoration of the Magi. The Adoration of the Magi. 1487. Oil on panel. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. Adoration of the Magi. Adoration of the Magi. 1488. Tempera on wood. Galleria dell'Ospedale degli Innocenti, Florence, Italy. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni. Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni. 1488. Tempera on wood. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Lugano-Castagnola, Switzerland. This image was provided by Mr. Solomon Fagan, Vancouver, Canada. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. The Visitation. The Visitation. . Tempera on wood. Louvre, Paris, France. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Domenico Ghirlandaio. The Virgin and Child. The Virgin and Child. . Tempera on wood. Louvre, Paris, France. [Order a Print]
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