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1516 in art

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1516 in art


  • Leonardo da Vinci moves to France and enters the service of King Francis I of France, being given the use of the manor house Clos Lucé connected via tunnel to the king's residence at the Château d'Amboise. He probably brings the Mona Lisa with him.
  • Works

  • Fra Bartolomeo
  • Pietà
  • Scene with Christ in the Temple
  • Hieronymus Bosch – Christ Carrying the Cross
  • Cima da Conegliano
  • St Lanfranc enthroned between St John the Baptist and St Liberius
  • St Peter Enthroned with St John the Baptist and St Paul (Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan)
  • Innocenzo di Pietro Francucci da Imola – The Virgin and Child with Saints John, Apollinaris and Catherine and a Bishop
  • Leonardo da Vinci – St. John the Baptist
  • Matthias Grünewald – Isenheim Altarpiece (completed, with sculptures by Nikolaus Hagenauer)
  • Lorenzo Lotto – Martinengo Altarpiece (Church of Santi Bartolomeo e Stefano, Bergamo)
  • Michelangelo – Dying Slave (marble)
  • Pontormo
  • Madonna with Child and Saints (approximate date)
  • Visitation of the Virgin and St Elizabeth (fresco in Santissima Annunziata, Florence, completed)
  • Raphael
  • Cartoons of scenes from the Gospels and Acts of the Apostles for tapestries for the Sistine Chapel (Victoria and Albert Museum, London)
  • Portrait of Cardinal Bibbiena
  • Portrait of Andrea Navagero and Agostino Beazzano
  • Titian – The Tribute Money
  • Births

  • February 16 - Prospero Spani, Italian sculptor (died 1584)
  • date unknown
  • Antonio Bernieri, Italian painter (died 1565)
  • Cristóvão Lopes, Portuguese portrait and altarpiece painter (died 1594)
  • Domenico Riccio, Italian painter in a Mannerist style from Verona (died 1567)
  • Deaths

  • June 1 - Biagio d'Antonio, Italian painter (born 1446)
  • August 9 – Hieronymus Bosch, Early Netherlandish painter of the 15th and 16th centuries (born c.1450)
  • November 26 - Giovanni Bellini, Italian Renaissance painter (born c.1430)
  • date unknown
  • Giuliano da Sangallo, Italian sculptor and architect (born c.1443)
  • Jacopo de' Barbari, Italian painter and printmaker (born 1440)
  • Antonio del Massaro, Italian Quattrocento painters (born c. 1450)
  • Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio, Italian painter of the High Renaissance who worked in the studio of Leonardo da Vinci (born 1466/1467)
  • Antonio Lombardo, Italian sculptor (born 1458)
  • References

    1516 in art Wikipedia

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