Domenico Ghirlandaio Florentine Renaissance painter

born in Florence (1449) and died in Florence (1494), aged 45

Church of Ognissanti Florence see all

Museo di San Marco Florence see all

Northern wall of the Sistine Chapel Vatican City see all

Scenes from the life of St. John the Baptist Florence see all

Scenes from the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary Florence see all

Southern wall of the Sistine Chapel Vatican City see all

Adoration of the Magi see all

Baptism of Christ see all

Feast of Herod see all

Marriage of the Virgin see all

The Last Supper see all


1449 in Florence

January 11

1488 aged 39 in Florence

Michelangelo's first years in Florence were marked by his apprenticeship to Ghirlandaio and the patronage of the Medici.

April 16

Two florins are paid to Michelangelo by Domenico Ghirlandaio under the terms of his apprenticeship.

1490 aged 41

December 22

The chapel, that is, the Capella Maggiore, of Santa Maria Novella was opened. Domenico del Grillandaio had painted it, at the order of Giovanni Tornabuoni. And the choir of carved wood was also made round the chapel. The painting alone cost 1000 gold florins.

Source: A Florentine Diary, p. 50

1494 aged 45 in Florence

January 11

1507 in Florence and Bologna

February 8


Uffizi acquires The Annunciation and ascribes it to Domenico Ghirlandaio.


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