12 Works, Today, January 11th is Domenico Ghirlandaio’s day, his story, illustrated #011
Domenico Ghirlandaio (2 June 1448–11 January 1494), was the eldest of eight children. He was at first apprenticed to his father, who was a goldsmith. Domenico made portraits of the passers-by and visitors to his father’s shop. He was eventually apprenticed in Florence to Andrea del Verrocchio. He maintained a close association with other Florentine painters including Botticelli and with the Umbrian painter Perugino…
I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research.
Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed
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