Agnolo Gaddi

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Agnolo Gaddi
Gaddi Agnolo Coronation.jpg
Coronation of the Virgin By Agnolo Gaddi (c.1370)
Born Agnolo di Taddeo Gaddi
Florence, Italy
Died October 10, 1396
Florence, Italy
Occupation Painter
Years active 1369–1396
Relatives Taddeo Gaddi (Father)

Agnolo Gaddi (c.1350–1396) was an Italian painter. He was born and died in Florence, and was the son of the painter Taddeo Gaddi.

Taddeo Gaddi was himself the major pupil of the Florentine master Giotto. Agnolo was an influential and prolific artist who was the last major Florentine painter stylistically descended from Giotto. Among his pupils was the author of an art treatise, Cennino Cennini.[1]


Giorgio Vasari included a biography of Agnolo Gaddi in his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects. Gaddi's work includes frescoes in the choir of Santa Croce in Florence as well as:


  1. ^ Cennini, Cennino (1821). Giuseppe Tambroni, ed. Trattato della Pittura (15th-century original). Rome: Torchi di Paolo Salviucci. pp. iv. 
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