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ID: 500115162
 
Record Type: Person
Francesco di Giorgio Martini (Sienese painter, sculptor, and architect, 1439-1501)

Note: He was the leading artist from Siena in the second half of the 15th century. He produced many works in Siena; he was also a talented diplomat, leading to tenures at the courts of Naples, Milan and Urbino. During his own time, he was most noted as an architect, particularly for his work as a military architect, including his role in the development of the Bastion, which became the basis of post-medieval fortifications. Some of his major sculptures are 4 bronze angels for the high altar of Siena Cathedral. This widely traveled artist was friends with Leonardo; he wrote a treatise on architecture, that was not published until 1841. Italian sculptor and architect.

Names:
Francesco di Giorgio Martini (preferred,V,display)
Martini, Francesco di Giorgio (V,LC)
di Giorgio Martini, Francesco (V)
di Giorgio, Francesco (V)
Di Giorgio, Francesco Maurizio (V)
Francesco di Giorgio (V)
Francesco Maurizio di Giorgio di Martino Pollaiuolo (V)
Francesco Maurizo di Giorgio di Martini Pollaiuolo (V)
Giorgio Martini, Francesco di (V)
Giorgio, Francesco di (V)
Di Giorgio Martini, Francesco (V)
Francesco Di Giorgio Martini (V)
Francesco di Giorgio Martini. (U)
Francesco Maurizio di Giorgio Martini Pollaiolo (U)
Di Giorgio, Francesco (U)

Nationalities:
Italian (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
painter
sculptor
theorist
draftsman
author
illuminator
military engineer
engineer
medalist
writer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Siena (Siena province, Tuscany, Italy) (inhabited place)
Died:  Siena (Siena province, Tuscany, Italy) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Tuscany (Italy) (region (administrative division))
active:   Marches (Italy) (region (administrative division))
active:   Naples (Napoli province, Campania, Italy) (inhabited place)
baptism:   23 September 1439  Siena (Siena province, Tuscany, Italy) (inhabited place)
burial:   29 November 1501  Siena (Siena province, Tuscany, Italy) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
influenced ....  Peruzzi, Baldassare  
....................  (Italian architect, 1481-1536) [500030776]
worked with ....  Cozzarelli, Giacomo  
....................  (Sienese painter, sculptor, and architect, 1453-1515) [500003893]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Francesco di Giorgio Martini (I)

Biographies:
(Sienese painter, sculptor, and architect, 1439-1501) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Italian sculptor) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian sculptor) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian sculptor) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian sculptor) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian sculptor) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian sculptor, 1439-1502) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, 1439-1502) ..... [GRL]
(Italian architect, 1439-1501) ..... [Grove Art]
(Italian architect, 1439-1502) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Italian artist, 1439-1502) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Italian sculptor and architect, 1439-1502) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian artist, 1439-1502) ..... [WCP]
(Italian painter, 1439-1501) ..... [PROV]
(Italian painter, architect, sculptor, and illuminator, 1439-1501) ..... [GRLPSC]
(23.IX.1439 - early 1502; Architect, Artist, Painter, Marche, Napoli, Siena, Toscana) ..... [FDA]
(Painter, sculptor, architect, draughtsman, writer, 1439-1501) ..... [CENSUS]
(Italian architect, sculptor, painter, theorist, 1439-1501) ..... [BHA]
(Italian, Sienese, 1439-1502) ..... [JPGM]

Sources and Contributors:
di Giorgio, Francesco ........ [FDA]
..........................................  Foundation for Documents of Architecture database
Di Giorgio, Francesco ........ [GRL]
...........................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 78075973
Di Giorgio, Francesco Maurizio ........ [AVERY, GRL]
............................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
............................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 78075973
Di Giorgio Martini, Francesco ........ [AVERY, GRL]
..........................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
..........................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 78075973
di Giorgio Martini, Francesco ........ [FDA]
.........................................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
Francesco di Giorgio ........ [AVERY, FDA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, JPGM Preferred, PROV]
........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
........................................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
........................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 78075973
Francesco di Giorgio Martini ........ [BHA Preferred, CENSUS Preferred, FDA Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WCP Preferred]
.......................................................  Gallerie degli Uffizi database (1987-)
.......................................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
.......................................................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
.......................................................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 186
.......................................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
Francesco Di Giorgio Martini ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
........................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Francesco di Giorgio Martini. ........ [Grove Art Preferred]
.........................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Francesco Maurizio di Giorgio di Martino Pollaiuolo ........ [CENSUS]
.................................................................................................  Census of Antique Art and Architecture Known to the Renaissance database
Francesco Maurizio di Giorgio Martini Pollaiolo ........ [Grove Art]
...........................................................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Francesco Maurizo di Giorgio di Martini Pollaiuolo ........ [FDA]
...............................................................................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
Giorgio, Francesco di ........ [AVERY, GRL]
..........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
..........................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 78075973
Giorgio Martini, Francesco di ........ [AVERY, GRL]
.........................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.........................................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
.........................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 78075973
Martini, Francesco di Giorgio ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA, CENSUS, FDA, GRL Preferred, VP]
.........................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.........................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
.........................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 78075973
.........................................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CENSUS, CL-Courtauld, FDA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, JPGM, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Census of Antique Art and Architecture Known to the Renaissance database
....................  Foundation for Documents of Architecture database
....................  Fredericksen and Zeri, Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings (1972)
....................  Gallerie degli Uffizi database (1987-)
....................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 05/09/2002.
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL7999084
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) v.2, pp.108-111
....................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................  NGA (Uffizi) objects (1985)
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 186
....................  Portoghesi, Dizionario di architettura e urbanistica (1968-1969)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986) v.12, p.303 ff.
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 05/09/2002.
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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