Antonio Pisanello (1395-1455)

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Author name: Antonio Pisanello.
(1395 - 1455). He was the major italian exponent of International Gothic but today he is best known as a medalist and draughtsman. He studied in Verona. Between 1415-22 he was in Venice where he succeeded (probaly) Gentile in painting a series of frescoes in the Doge's palace. Then he again succeeded Gentile, this time in Rome, at the Lateran Basilica between 1431-2. Around 1448, he made a set of medals of Alfonso of Aragon, King of Naples. He is known to have been in Naples.