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ca. 1240-1302? Cimabue

1266/7-1337 Giotto

1377-1446 Brunelleschi

1378-1455 Ghiberti

1386-1466 Donatello

1396/7-1475 Uccello

1400-1455 Fra Angelico

1401-28? Masaccio

1401-64 Nicholas of Cusa

1404-72 Alberti

1406-69 Fra Filippo Lippi

1410/20-92 Piero della Francesca

1430-1516 Bellini (Giovanni)

c. 1431-1506 Mantegna

c. 1435-88 Andrea del Verrocchio

1445-1510 Botticelli

1452-1519 Leonardo

1462-1522 Piero di Cosimo

1471-1528 Dürer

1475-1564 Michelangelo

1476/8-1510 Giorgione 

1483-1520 Raphael

1487/90-1576 Titian

1489-1534 Corrreggio

1511-1574 Vasari

 


 

1435 Alberti writes De Pictura

1440 Nicholas of Cusa writes De docta ignorantia

1471-3 editio princeps of Lucretius' De rerum natura

1480 Bellini paints St. Francis in Ecstasy (now at Frick Collection)

1494-5 Dürer goes to Italy

1505-7 Dürer goes to Italy again

1508 Giorgione paints The Tempest (now at Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice)

1512 Medici family comes back to Florence from exile

1514 Titian paints Sacred and Profane Love (now at Galleria Borghese)

1540 First Latin printing of Alberti's De pictura

1546 Death of Bembo

1547 First Italian printing of Alberti's Della pittura

1550 First edition of Vasari's Lives

First edition of Varchi's Due Lezzioni

1561 Founding of Florentine Academy of Design

1564 Death of Michelangelo

1568 Second edition of Vasari's Lives (with many additions and emendations)

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