Andrea del Sarto

(1486 - 1530)
Andrea d'Agnolo was called 'del Sarto' from his father's trade as a tailor. He was the leading Florentine painter of the early 16th century. He succeeded in adapting Leonardo da Vinci's sfumato to a more lively and warmer range of colours, and was a major influence on Pontormo, his younger contemporary, and sometime student.

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