Gentile Bellini - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Gentile Bellini

Style: Early Renaissance

Place: Venice

Born: 1429

Death: 1507

Nationality: Italy


Gentile Bellini (c. 1429 - February 23, 1507) was an Italian painter. From 1474 he was the official portrait artist for the Doges of Venice. Gentile was born into a family of renowned painters: his father Jacopo Bellini, was a Venetian pioneer in the use of oil paint as an artistic medium his acclaimed brother was Giovanni Bellini, and his brother...