Jacopo Bassano (also known as Jacopo da Ponte, c. 1515 - 13 February 1592) was an Italian painter who was born and died in Bassano del Grappa near Venice, from which he adopted the name. Events 1258 - Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed Bassano del Grappa ( Venetian simply Basan, italianized Bassan or Bassàn) is a City and Comune Venice ( Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venesia or Venexia) is a city in Northern Italy, the capital of the
His father Francesco Bassano the Elder was a "peasant artist" and Jacopo adopted some of his style as he created religious paintings with novel features including animals, farmhouses, and landscapes. Francesco da Ponte the Elder (c 1475-1530 was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period He trained initially with his father, Francesco da Ponte the Elder, then in the studio of Bonifacio Veneziano. Francesco da Ponte the Elder (c 1475-1530 was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period His mature style, however, followed the example of Titian. Tiziano Vecelli or Tiziano Vecellio (c 1485 &ndash August 27 1576 better known as Titian, was the leading painter of the 16th-century Venetian Having worked in Venice and other Italian towns, he established a workshop in Bassano with his four sons: Francesco the Younger (1549–1592), Girolamo (1566–1621), Giovanni Battista (1553–1613), and Leandro (1557–1622). Francesco Bassano the Younger (Also called Francesco Giambattista da Ponte or Francesco da Ponte the Younger) ( January 26, 1549 &ndash Girolamo da Ponte (1560-1622 was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period Giovanni Battista da Ponte (1533-1613 was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period active in Venice and his native Bassano. Leandro Bassano, ( June 10, 1557 &ndash April 15, 1622) also called Leandro del Ponte, was a Venetian artist and They shared his style, and some works are difficult to attribute precisely.
While he learnt from other artists of the time, his relationships with them varied, notably when he portrayed Titian as a moneychanger in Purification of the Temple. Other particularly notable works include Jacob’s Return to Canaan, Dives and Lazarus, Acteon and the Nymphs, The Last Supper and Annunciation to the Shepherds.
He died in Bassano.
Altarpiece, 1545-50, originally for church at Tomo, canvas, Pinakothek, Munich
Madonna & Child with St John the Baptist, 1570, oil on canvas, Uffizi, Florence
Annunciation to Shepherds, 1533, oil on canvas, Belvoir Castle at Leicestershire, England
Procession to Calvary, 1540, oil on canvas, National Gallery, London
Purification of Temple, National Gallery