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Masaccio painter

born in San Giovanni Valdarno (1401) and died in Rome (1428), aged 27

The Brancacci Chapel Santa Maria of Carmine Church see all

Lindenau-Museum Altenburg see all

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San Pietro Reggello see all

Santa Maria Novella Florence see all

Uffizi: Hall 7 – The Early Renaissance Florence see all

Fresco

Tempera Painting

Baptism see all

Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane see all

Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise see all

Madonna and Child with St. Anne see all

Triptych

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1401 in San Giovanni Valdarno

December 21

December 21

1422 aged 21

Masaccio creates a tempera painting called San Giovenale Triptych .

January 7

Masaccio joins the painters guild of Florence, signing as "Masus S. Johannis Simonis pictor populi S. Nicholae de Florentia."

1423 aged 22 in Rome

Masaccio travels to Rome with Masolino.

1424 aged 23 in Florence

Masaccio and Masolino are commissioned by the powerful and rich Felice Brancacci to execute a cycle of frescoes for the The Brancacci Chapel in the church of Santa Maria del Carmine in Florence.

Masaccio works on a tempera painting called Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane for a year.

Masaccio works on a tempera painting called Madonna and Child with St. Anne for a year.

1425 aged 24

Masaccio and Masolino begin painting the The Brancacci Chapel.

Masaccio creates a fresco called The Holy Trinity .

1426 aged 25 in Pisa

Masaccio leaves the The Brancacci Chapel frescoes unfinished in order to respond to other commissions.

Masaccio creates a tempera painting called Madonna and Child with Angels .

February 19

Masaccio is commissioned by Giuliano di Colino degli Scarsi da San Giusto, for the sum of 80 florins, to paint a major altarpiece, the Pisa Altarpiece, for his chapel in the church of Santa Maria del Carmine in Pisa.

1427 aged 26

Masaccio returns to work again in the Carmine, beginning the Resurrection of the Son of Theophilus.

1428 aged 27 in Rome

Masaccio dies in Rome.

Autumn

Masaccio dies in Rome; according to a legend, he is poisoned by a jealous rival painter.

1490s

Michelangelo studies from the frescoes of Masaccio at the Carmine with other students of the Medicean Academy.

1961

The San Giovenale Triptych by Masaccio is discovered in the church of San Giovenale at Cascia di Reggello.

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