Andrea Mantegna

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Style: Italian Renaissance;Renaissance

Place: Padua

Born: 1431

Death: 1506

Nationality: Italy

Biography:

Andrea Mantegna (c. 1431 - September 13, 1506) was a North Italian Renaissance painter, a student of Roman archeology, and son in law of Jacopo Bellini. Like other artists of the time, Mantegna experimented with perspective, e.g., by lowering the horizon in order to create a sense of greater monumentality. His flinty, metallic landscapes and somewh...