Introduction
Benozzo Gozzoli (c. 1421 – 1497) was an Italian Renaissance painter from Florence. A pupil of Fra Angelico, Gozzoli is best known for a series of murals in the Magi Chapel of the Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, depicting festive, vibrant processions with fine attention to detail and a pronounced International Gothic influence. The chapel's fresco cycle reveals a new Renaissance interest in nature with its realistic depiction of landscapes and vivid human portraits. Gozzoli is considered one of the most prolific fresco painters of his generation. While he was mainly active in Tuscany, he also worked in Umbria and Rome.
Wikidata
Q248615
Information from Wikipedia, made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
Introduction
His family came from Sant'Ilario a Colombaia, then a village on the outskirts of Florence (now a suburb of Florence); he was born Benozzo di Lese, probably in 1421. He seems to have trained with Fra Angelico as a painter after he had begun working as an apprentice goldsmith. Benozzo was one of the most prolific and popular fresco painters of his time. While visiting his son and carrying out various commissions, he died in Pistoia in 1497, probably from the plague. Comment on works: religious
Nationality
Italian
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Fresco Painter, History Artist, Painter
Names
Benozzo Gozzoli, Benozzo di Lese di Sandro, Benozzo di Lese, Benozzo de Florentia, Alessio Benozzo de Lese di Sandro, di Lese Benozzo, Benozzo-Gozzoli, Benozzo Di Lese, Benezzo Gozzoli, Benozzo di Lese Gozzoli, Benozzi di Lese di Sandro, Bennozo Gozzoli, Benozzi Di Lese Di Sandro, Benozzo, Benozzo Di Lese Di Sandro, bennozzo gozzoli, benozzo di gozzoli, gen. Benozzo Gozzoli Benozzo di Lese di Sandro, Benozzo di Lesi di Sandro gen. Benozzo Gozzoli, Gazzoli Benozzo, benozzo gozzolli
Ulan
500000246
Information from Getty’s Union List of Artist Names ® (ULAN), made available under the ODC Attribution License

If you would like to reproduce an image of a work of art in MoMA's collection, or an image of a MoMA publication or archival material (including installation views, checklists, and press releases), please contact Art Resource (publication in North America) or Scala Archives (publication in all other geographic locations).

All requests to license audio or video footage produced by MoMA should be addressed to Scala Archives at firenze@scalarchives.com. Motion picture film stills or motion picture footage from films in MoMA's Film Collection cannot be licensed by MoMA/Scala. For licensing motion picture film footage it is advised to apply directly to the copyright holders. For access to motion picture film stills please contact the Film Study Center. More information is also available about the film collection and the Circulating Film and Video Library.

If you would like to reproduce text from a MoMA publication or moma.org, please email text_permissions@moma.org. If you would like to publish text from MoMA's archival materials, please fill out this permission form and send to archives@moma.org.

This record is a work in progress. If you have additional information or spotted an error, please send feedback to digital@moma.org.