Moretto da Brescia

about 1498 - 1554
Alessandro Bonvicino (called Moretto) was, with Romanino, the leading painter of Brescia in the early 16th century, when the town became part of the Venetian empire. Moretto's work was strongly influenced by Giorgione and Titian, and he may have trained in Titian's studio, though he retained much of the naturalism associated with painting in Lombardy in the 16th century.

The majority of Moretto's paintings are large-scale canvases painted for religious foundations in and around Brescia. Portraits by him are rarer, though he excelled in portraiture, passing on his skills to his most famous pupil, Moroni.

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An Adoring Angel
Moretto da Brescia
about 1540
An Adoring Angel
An Adoring Angel
Moretto da Brescia
about 1540
An Adoring Angel
Christ blessing Saint John the Baptist
Moretto da Brescia
about 1520-3
Christ blessing Saint John the Baptist
Portrait of a Man
Moretto da Brescia
1526
Portrait of a Man
Portrait of a Young Man
Moretto da Brescia
about 1540-5
Portrait of a Young Man
Praying Man with a Long Beard
Moretto da Brescia
about 1545
Praying Man with a Long Beard
Saint Jerome
Moretto da Brescia
about 1540
Saint Jerome
Saint Joseph
Moretto da Brescia
about 1540
Saint Joseph
Shutters from a Triptych
Moretto da Brescia
about 1540
Shutters from a Triptych
The Madonna and Child with Saints
Moretto da Brescia
about 1540
The Madonna and Child with Saints
The Madonna and Child with Saints
Moretto da Brescia
about 1540-5
The Madonna and Child with Saints
 
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