Simone Martini

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Style: Gothic Art

Place: Siena

Born: 1284

Death: 1344

Nationality: Italy

Biography:

Simone Martini (c.?1284-1344) was an Italian painter born in Siena. He was a major figure in the development of early Italian painting and greatly influenced the development of the International Gothic style. It is thought that Martini was a pupil of Duccio di Buoninsegna, the leading Sienese painter of his time. According to late Renaissance art b...