Antonio Vivarini (1440 - 1484)

Antonio Vivarini (Antonio of Murano) (1440 – 1480) was a Venetian painter of the early Renaissance, one of the most important and prolific Venetian artists of the first half of the 15th century, founder of the studio of the influential Vivarini family of painters. He is probably the earliest of a family of painters including sibling his younger brother Bartolomeo and Antonio’s son Alvise Vivarini. He may be regarded as the father of the famous Murano School of painting.

Antonio Vivarini (Antonio of Murano) was born probably at Murano c. 1440. He died probably at Venice, c. 1480.

Antonio Vivarini Paintings

Marriage of St. Monica Triptych Triptych (detail) Triptych (detail) Triptych (detail) Virgin and Child