Matteo Giovanetti - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Matteo Giovanetti

Place: Viterbo

Born: 1322

Death: 1368

Nationality: Italy


Matteo Giovannetti (c. 1322, Viterbo, Latium – 1368) was an Italian painter. He belonged to the Simone Martini school and was a friend of Petrarch. He was summoned to Avignon by pope Clement VI to decorate the Palais des Papes there. He led teams of painters from right across Europe. He began painting the Saint-Martial chapel on 13 October 1344, wh...