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ID: 500003947
 
Record Type: Person
Signorelli, Luca (Italian painter and draftsman, ca. 1441 or 1450-1523)

Note: Italian painter from Cortona and an older relative of Vassari. Signorelli's style is bold with clear outlines and an emphasis on pronounced muculature. His best-known works are the frescoes that depict the Apocalypse at the chapel of S. Brizio, Orvieto cathedral, 1499-1502. These works influened Michelangelo's "Last Judgement." Italian artist.

Names:
Signorelli, Luca (preferred,V,index,LC)
Luca Signorelli (V,display)
Lucas Cortonensis (V)
Signorelli, Luca d'Egidio di maestro Ventura de' (V)

Nationalities:
Italian (preferred)
Tuscan

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
fresco painter
draftsman

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Cortona (Arezzo province, Tuscany, Italy) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
apprentice was ....  Genga, Girolamo  ca. 1494
..........................  (Italian painter, 1467-1551) [500005411]
influenced ....  Beckmann, Max  
....................  (German painter, printmaker, and sculptor, 1884-1950) [500024106]
patron was ....  Bichi, Antonio  
..................  (Italian patron, active 15th century) [500106605]
patron was ....  Medici, Lorenzo de'  
..................  (Florentine statesman, patron, 1449-1492) [500114960]
related to ....  Vasari, Giorgio  
..................  (Italian painter, architect, and writer, 1511-1574) [500017608]
student of ....  Piero della Francesca  
..................  (Italian painter, ca. 1415-1492) [500006339]
teacher of ....  Signorelli, Francesco  
..................  (Italian history painter, active 1520, died 1559) [500099193]
uncle of ....  Signorelli, Francesco  
..............  (Italian history painter, active 1520, died 1559) [500099193]
worked with ....  Signorelli, Francesco  
....................  (Italian history painter, active 1520, died 1559) [500099193]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Signorelli, Luca (I)

Biographies:
(Italian painter and draftsman, ca. 1441 or 1450-1523) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Italian painter, 1450-1523) ..... [Grove Art]
(Italian artist, 1441-1523) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(artist, 1441?-1523) ..... [GRL]
(Italian artist, probably born 1441) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian artist, 1441-1523) ..... [WCP]
(Italian painter, 1445/1450-1523) ..... [PROV]
(Italian, ca. 1441-1523) ..... [GRLPSC]
(Italian painter, 1445/1450-1523) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Lucas Cortonensis ........ [PROV]
....................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Luca Signorelli ........ [Grove Art, PROV, VP, WL-Courtauld]
................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Signorelli, Luca ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
..................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 84012710
..................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Signorelli, Luca d'Egidio di maestro Ventura de' ........ [Grove Art, VP]
..........................................................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................................................................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 24 June 2002

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bolaffi, Dizionario dei pittori italiani (1972-1976)
....................  Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006) 12:1187
....................  Christiansen, Painting in Renaissance Siena (1988)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Enciclopedia Italiana di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti (1949-1951)
....................  Fredericksen and Zeri, Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings (1972)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 24 June 2002
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 492
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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