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Jacobello del Fiore

Master of International Gothic

St Lucy before the tomb of St Agatha, by Jacobello

Jacobello del Fiore (c. 1370–1439), was the son of a painter, Francesco del Fiore, and became one of the great masters of International Gothic working in Venice. He very fond of raised gold embossing, and taught Carlo Crivelli, the famous painter of Madonnas with cucumbers. Jacobello's surviving paintings in Venice are in the Museo Correr and the Accademia.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Image by PD Art