Sassetta (Stefano Di Giovanni) - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Sassetta (Stefano Di Giovanni)

Style: Early Renaissance

Place: Siena

Born: 1392

Death: 1450

Nationality: Italy


Stefano di Giovanni di Consolo, known as il Sassetta (1392 - 1450 or 1451) was an Italian painter. He was born in Siena, although there is also an hypothesis that he was born in Cortona. The first historical record of him was anyway in Siena in 1423. Sassetta was the apprentice of Paolo di Giovanni Fei or Benedetto di Bindo. He painted in the semi-...