Giovanni Battista Maganza
|Giovanni Battista Maganza|
Giovanni Battista Maganza, Saint Jerome penitent (1570), detail. San Marco in San Girolamo, Vicenza.
Calaone near Vicenza
|Died||August 25, 1586|
|Other names||Magagnò (pseudonym)|
Maganza was also a poet and a friend of Andrea Palladio. He visited Rome between 1546 and 1547 and also met Gian Giorgio Trissino and the poet Marco Thiene, he was member of the Accademia Olimpica (Olympic Academy) in Venice where he designed costumes for the play Oedipus Rex, the first opera presented at the Palladio-designed Teatro Olimpico.
He made poets, composed satire in the Pavan dialect under the pseudonym Magagnò.
- San Girolamo penitente (Saint Jerome Penitent) (1570), San Marco in San Girolamo church, Vicenza
- Pala del Rosario (1583), Montebello Vicentino church.
- La conversione di S.Paolo (Conversion of Saint Paul) (16th century), at the large altar of the Novale di Valdagno church, Vicenza.
- Frescoes in Villa Repeta and Campigila dei Berici.
- Illustrazione storico-critica della chiesa di S. Sofia che si Riapre al Culto Divino Dalla sua Primissa Fondazione fino a' Nostri Giorni. (1836) by Gian Jacopo Fontana; Giuseppe Molinari Editor, Venice. Page 27.
- Sgarbi 1980
- RAI documentary: Italica - Renaissance Archived 2008-03-24 at the Wayback Machine. (in Italian)
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- Freedberg, Sydney J. (1993). Pelican History of Art, ed. Painting in Italy, 1500-1600. Penguin Books. p. 565.
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