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  Antonello da Messina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He was born at Messina about the beginning of the 15th century, and laboured at his art for some time in his native country.
Happening to see at Naples a painting in oil by Jan Van Eyck, belonging to Alphonso of Aragon, he was struck by the peculiarity and value of the new method, and set out for the Netherlands to acquire a knowledge of the process from Van Eyck's disciples, with its interest in light and cast shadows.
Antonello's subjects are frequently single figures, upon the complete representation of which he bestows his utmost skill.
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 Antonello da Messina
Antonello is the typical representative of the Homo Novus of the Rinascimento, a phenomenon all Italian from the Sicily to Venice.
Antonello, in juvenile age exceeds the Strait in order to catch up the " continent nearly" that this was a geographic entity of all the various one beyond that separated.
Antonello, while it learns the art to the bottega of Colantonio, breathes the air of a cultural atmosphere much lively one in which the Iberian and provenzali infuences are interlaced with those fiamminghe.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Antonello da Messina
On his return to Messina, Antonello evinced remarkable skill in handling oils in a triptych, unfortunately destroyed in the recent earthquake, representing the Blessed Virgin with St.
Messina rivals the Flemings in transparency of colouring, though occasionally he may justly be censured for the use of "a dark brown in his flesh-tints" (Müntz, II, 778).
Antonello has been praised for "a feeling, sometimes quite correct, for large strongly lighted landscapes", and the "Crucifixion" witnesses to the truth of this criticism, for the landscape which forms the setting of this pathetic scene on Calvary, in spite of the multiplicity of details, preserves a harmonious unity.
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 ANTONELLO DA MESSINA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A Noto Antonello rivede Francesco Laurana, pittore preferito sia da Renato d’Angiò che da Alfonso d’Aragona e che Antonello già conosce per averlo incontrato nel territorio di Napoli anni addietro in quanto anche Laurana segue il medesimo filone mediterraneo di Antonello.
Sono ancora da ricordare i numerosi ritratti, sempre di grande penetrazione psicologica e di impeccabile rigore formale; i suoi personaggi, altamente carismatici, sono dipinti con lo stile fiammingo: fondo scuro, precisione dei dettagli, posizione di tre quarti, vivacità e grande espressione degli occhi, penetrazione dello sguardo.
Antonello da Messina, malato gravemente di tubercolosi, muore il 14 febbraio 1479 pienamente cosciente della sua imminente fine; qualche giorno prima aveva lasciato un testamento chiedendo di essere sepolto, con l’abito da frate minore di San Francesco, nel cimitero del convento di Santa Maria del Gesù, poi denominato "Il Ritiro".
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 ANTONELLO DA MESSINA - LoveToKnow Article on ANTONELLO DA MESSINA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1430-1479), Italian painter, was probably born at Messina about the beginning of the isth century, and labored at his art for some time in his native country.
He spent some time there in the prosecution of his art; returned with his secret to Messina about 1465; probably visited Milan; removed to Venice in 1472, where he painted for the Council of Ten; and died there in the middle of February 1479 (see Venturi's article in Thieme-Becker, Kiinstter-lexikon, 1907)..
The finest of all is said to be the nameless picture of a man in the Berlin museum.
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 Painter/Artist: Messina da Antonello
Although Antonello was born in Sicily and spent a good part of his active life there, his importance to fifteenth-century painting touches on north Italian art, particularly Venetian, and even displays important connections with the Flemish school.
He was born Antonello di Giovanni degli Antonj at Messina, the son of a sculptor.
Antonello is first heard of in Messina in 1457, and is known to have been there from 1460 to 1465, but from then until 1473 there is no record of his activity except for the dated painting of 1470.
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Antonello è il tipico rappresentante dell'Homo Novus del Rinascimento, un fenomeno tutto italiano dalla Sicilia a Venezia.
Antonello, in età giovanile oltrepassa lo Stretto per raggiungere il "continente" quasi che questo fosse un'entità geografica del tutto diversa oltre che separata.
Antonello non sarebbe quello che è se non avesse guardato i fiamminghi e Piero della Francesca, o se prima di maturare completamente non avesse visto anche Venezia e i pittori veneziani.
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 Antonello da Messina - Best of Sicily Magazine
An artist born in Messina around 1430 was one of the first Italians to embrace the new technique.
Antonello's use of foreshortening, giving a sense of perspective and depth to the Virgin's hands in The Annunciation was unusual for its time; the work of Andrea Mantegna comes to mind.
Antonello died at Messina in 1479, at around fifty years of age.
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 antonello da messina
Son of a store cutter from Messina, the artist built himself in Naples, where, at Alfonso of Aragona’s court there were artists bringing multivarious artistic tendences from the Provencal and Flemish ones to those of the last Valencian Gothic.
Later the artist went to Messina, Palermo and Reggio C., and, according to Vasari, also to Flanders(there is no dovumentary trace of this journey), in order to learn the tecnique of oil-painting.
After these years, Antonello’s work shows the influence of Piero della Francesca, through the stress of the space balance, the statuary concept and the self evident cromatic expressiveness, but never forgetting the flemish taste that will always go with his creations.
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 Arts Unlimited | Arts features | Portrait of a Man, Antonello da Messina (c. 1475)
Artist: Antonello da Messina (active 1456, died 1479), a Sicilian painter who, during a short stay in Venice in 1475-6, had an enormous impact on Venetian art as it has come to be celebrated: its mystical sense of space, sensual use of colour, poetry of light.
Antonello was influential because he was one of the first Italians to take up oil as a painting medium.
Antonello was so struck that he dropped everything and set out for Bruges, where he charmed the aged van Eyck with gifts until he shared the secret.
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 Antonello da Messina Biography / Biography of Antonello da Messina Biography
From 1460 to 1465 he was in Messina.
In it Antonello shows an awareness of the art of Piero della Francesca in the emphatic fullness of the figures, their positions in space, and their rather dour and impassive expressions.
Two sound monographs on Antonello in English are Giorgio Vigni, All the Paintings of Antonello da Messina (1952); trans.
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 Tempo narrativo nell'Annunziata dell'Antonello da Messina
I propose that in the L'Annunziata of Palazzo Abatellis in Palermo, Antonello's last major work and last depiction of the Annunciation, despite his compression and limitation of his subject and of his painting space, Antonello provides a narrative of the principal elements of the very well known story of the Annunciation.
Antonello made sure that it would be clear that the pages in front of her are inscribed with text.
Antonello's emplotment with oil, brush, and panel would not work to unite temporal discordance within human understanding if it were not for the narrative myth already constructed with ink, quill, and parchment by the Evangelist.
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 The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Special Exhibitions: Antonello da Messina: Sicily's Renaissance Master
Three masterpieces by Sicily's greatest Renaissance painter, Antonello da Messina, will be on view in the exhibition "Antonello da Messina: Sicily's Renaissance Master." This will be the first time any of these works will be on public view in the United States.
Antonello absorbed these influences, so much so that many of his near contemporaries believed he was the first to introduce the use of oil painting—already current in the North—in Italy.
"Antonello da Messina" will be accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue with essays by Keith Christiansen, Jayne Wrightsman Curator in the Metropolitan Museum's Department of European Paintings, and Gioacchino Barbera, director, Museo Regionale di Messina.
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 artnet.com: Resource Library: Antonello da Messina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Antonello is traditionally credited with the introduction into Italian art of the systematic use of oil glazing, developed in northern Europe by Jan van Eyck.
Antonello painted fashionable portraits as well as religious works, and his reputation among contemporaries must have been largely based on his skills in this field: he was instrumental in establishing a new, vital type of portraiture in Italy, again based on south Netherlandish models.
Antonello established a workshop in Messina, in which his son JACOBELLO D’ANTONIO and his nephews Antonio and Pietro DE SALIBA and SALVO D’ANTONIO participated.
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 Antonello da Messina - Review - Art - New York Times
Antonello looked instead to Netherlandish painters, who had developed a bust-length, three-quarter-view style that allowed for more expressive possibilities and brought the viewer into closer contact with the sitter's personality.
The two portraits are included in a small, focused show, "Antonello da Messina: Sicily's Renaissance Master," at the Metropolitan Museum, organized by Keith Christiansen, a curator of European paintings, and Andrea Bayer, an associate curator.
After Venice, Antonello returned to Messina, the city of his birth, and spent most of the rest of his life in Sicily, where he undertook commissions for altarpieces, portraits, devotional paintings and such.
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 Antonello da Messina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
His early career is largely conjectural, but he is now believed to have studied and worked in Naples, where a number of works by Flemish artists — notably Jan van Eyck — were known to be at the time and where oil painting was practiced.
Antonello was in Venice from 1475 to 1476 and so impressed the Venetians with his virtuosity that he was given a state stipend.
Antonello returned to Messina in 1476 and there completed his Annunciation (1476?, Galleria Nazionale, Palermo), his last painting before his death.
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 Antonello da Messina --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
Antonello's practice of building form with colour rather than line and shade greatly influenced the subsequent development of Venetian painting.
In the earlier years of his life he lived at Treviso, and, although he was influenced by the Venetians Giovanni Bellini and Antonello da Messina, he always remained somewhat apart from the main Venetian tradition.
The Brazilian author Euclides da Cunha is famous for his classic historical narrative Os Sertões (Rebellion in the Backlands), the first written protest on behalf of the forgotten inhabitants of Brazil's frontier.
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 Encyclopedia: Antonello da Messina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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Happening to see at Naples a painting in oil by JaTi Van Eyck, belonging to Alphonso of Aragon, he was struck by the peculiarity and value of the new method, and set out for the Netherlands 'to acquire a knowledge of the process from Van Eyck's disciples.
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 Edizioni Parentesi - Associazione culturale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
L'Associazione culturale "Antonello da Messina", operante a Roma, in occasione del venticinquesimo di attività, ha istituito il premio "Antonello da Messina", allo scopo di celebrare la figura del sommo pittore quattrocentesco, giunto quest'anno alla seconda edizione.
L'Associazione culturale "Antonello da Messina", che affonda le proprie radici nel gruppo "Amici di Messina", si è formalmente costituita come tale a Roma nel 1979, il direttivo è attualmente formato da Gioacchino Toldonato (presidente), Nicolò Bonarrigo (segretario), Antonino Di Natale (tesoriere), Giuseppe Carrisi, Andrea Costanzo, Michele Lizzio, Fulvio Maltese, Vincenzo Oliva, Giuseppe Santinoceto (consiglieri).
Per l'occasione, l'associazione culturale "Antonello da Messina", di Roma, promotrice del premio, cui aderiscono i messinesi residenti nella capitale, vi ha riunito, fino al tutto esaurito, una folla d'invitati per la consegna delle targhe d'argento che sono state assegnate a quei messinesi che, con la loro opera, recano lustro alla città di Messina.
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 Antonello da Messina - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Antonello da Messina was the greatest artist to emerge from southern Italy during the Renaissance.
Antonello is as stylistically individual as he is innovative in technique.
Antonello's artistic legacy was carried on by various family members who worked as painters, especially his son Jacobello, with whom he collaborated on large-scale commissions.
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 Storia dell'arte
Antonello da Messina nacque a Messina nel 1425-30 circa.
Tra il 1460 e il 1465 lo troviamo a Messina, la sua pittura in questo periodo è caratterizzato dalla presenza di elementi fiamminghi e provenzali per esempio nel San Girolamo penitente che si trova al museo nazionale di Reggio Calabria e nel Ritratto virile del museo di Cefalù.
Nel 1476 Antonello ritornò a Messina dove restò fino alla morte che sopraggiunse tre anni dopo.
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While this is probably untrue, his San Cassiano altarpiece was certainly influential, for several younger Venetian artists borrowed directly from it and Giovanni Bellini admired the modelling of its figures.
Little is known of Antonello's early life, but it is clear that he was trained in Naples, then a cosmopolitan art centre, where he studied the work of Provençal and Flemish artists, especially that of Jan van Eyck.
In 1476 he was again in Messina, where he completed his final masterpiece, The Virgin Annunciated (c.
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 Amazon.com: All Products Search Results: Antonello da Messina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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It is worth noting that Antonello da Messina was court painter in Milan...
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 AllRefer.com - Antonello da Messina (European Art To 1599, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Antonello da Messina, European Art To 1599, Biographies
Antonello da Messina[AntOnel´lO dA mAs–sE´nA] Pronunciation Key, c.1430–1479, Italian painter, b.
In his deft handling of the oil medium : his rendering of transparent surfaces and minute landscape details : a strong Northern influence can be seen.
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 Antonello da Messina Online
Antonello da Messina at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Antonello da Messina at the National Gallery, London, UK Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK Saint George or Saint Liberalis and Saint Rosalia or Saint Cecilia (copy)
All images and text on this Antonello da Messina page are copyright 1999-2005 by John Malyon/Artcyclopedia, unless otherwise noted.
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 Crucifixion by ANTONELLO da Messina
In the work of the Sicilian painter Antonello da Messina the characteristics of 15th-century Flemish and Italian painting are combined in a very balanced way.
Antonello, who lived in Naples from 1445, probably became acquainted with Flemish painting through works that were shipped from Bruges to Naples.
In addition to this Venetian painting influenced Antonello when he stayed in the Lagoon City in 1475.
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