An Italian Painter
~ He spent most of his life in Padua, Italy until 1459.
~ Mantegna didn't get an education, and he started painting in his own workshop at age 17.
~ Andrea studied Roman antiques, and was adopted at age 10.
~ Mantegna was a Italian painter, and created Calvary, St. Sebastian, and Engraver.
~ He did not have any patrons.
~ It was created in 1480 and nothing was very special about this piece, it just had a lot of meaning to it due to the black plague.
~ I find this piece interesting because it represents how bad the black plague really was, and how many lives it crushed.
~ Andrea represents humanism, because many of his pieces are of humans, and celebrate the existence of humans.
~ You can find the original piece in Musee Du Louvre, Paris.
Information: "Mantegna, Andrea." WebMuseum:. WebMuseum, 19 Aug. 2002. Web. 30 Jan. 2013.
More Information: "Andrea Mantegna." Andrea Mantegna. Soylent Communications, 2012. Web. 30 Jan. 2013.