About His Life
Born: 1477 in Castelfranco, Italy
Died: October 24, 1510 in Venice, Italy
Education: Taught and influenced by Giovanni Bellini
Lifestyle: Little is known about his life before he started painting
Where he lived: Little is known about his life before he started painting
About His Work
Patrons: Gabriele Vendramin, his work was in high demand everywhere
Isms: Mostly humanism, naturalism, and illusionism
An oil on canvas painting of three philosophers in a forest.
The Adoration of the Shepherds
An oil on panel painting of shepherds kneeling, and taking care of a baby.
An oil on canvas painting of a landscape and a lady.
- He died of the plague at 33 years old
- Giorgione translates to "big George"
- His works influenced a new part of the art market, where private collectors put his successor's work into demand
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Giorgione. La Tempesta. circa 1507. Oil on canvas. Gallerie dell'Accademia di Venezia, Venice.
Giorgione. Three Philosophers. 1508-1509. Oil on canvas. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.
Giorgione. The Adoration of the Shepards. circa 1510. Oil on panel. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.