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.
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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
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