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Alessandro Allori

 

 

Personal Details:

Name

Alessandro Allori

Place of birth

Florence

Date of Birth

May 31, 1535

Date of Death

September 22,1607

Nationality

Italian

Field

Painting

Popular Paintings

Portrait of a Woman (Bianca Cappello),Christ with Mary and Martha,The Miracle of St. Peter Walking on Water

Movement

Mannerist

 

Career:

     During his stay in Rome,he was influenced by the works of Michelangelo, before he returned to Florence and painted for the Medici family.He was appointed as  the director of the Florentine tapestry factory by  mid-1570’s. Allori’s work was done in the Mannerist style and later influenced many generations of Florentine artists. He was one of the final  notable people  of  Mannerism, painting in a manner that had become outdated by the time of his death. His painting Portrait of a Woman was one of his well known works.He is the father of Cristofano Allori,who also turned to be a great painter

Works of  Alessandro Allori

Portrait of a Woman Christ with Mary and Martha  

 

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