Bonifazio Veronese

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The Adoration of the Magi by Bonifacio de' Pitati, National Museum in Poznań.
Holy Family with St. John the Baptist

Bonifazio Veronese (also Bonifazio Veneziano; 1487 – 19 October 1553) was an Italian painter. He was born as Bonifazio de' Pitati in Verona. He reputedly trained under Palma il Vecchio. Went on to run a large workshop in Venice. His paintings include Christ Giving a Sermon, Dives and Lazarus, The Finding of Moses, and Woman Holding Two Tablets, his style being influenced by that of Giorgione and Titian. Many cassoni and furniture decorations are attributed to him.

Other attributed works include

  • Christ and the Adulteress, National Museum, Warsaw.
  • Holy Family with St. John the Baptist, Wawel Castle, Kraków.
  • Repose in Egypt (also ascribed to Paris Bordone), Pitti Palace.
  • Sibyl with the Emperor Augustus (also ascribed to Paris Bordone).
  • Finding of Moses (formerly attributed to Giorgione}. Milan. Brera.
  • Finding of Moses (formerly given Modena. Gall. Adoration of the Kings. to Giorgione).
  • Holy Family (formerly called a Titian or Bordone, Colonna Palace, Rome.

He is said to have had a lasting influence on Tintoretto. He died in Venice.

Anthology of works[edit]

  • Judgement of Solomon (1533) - Accademia, Venice


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