Italian, 15th century, male.
Born 21 December 1401, in San Giovanni Val d’Arno, near Florence; died 1428, in Rome.
Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects, portraits. Murals.
Masaccio is considered the founding artist of Renaissance painting, his works showing the application of Filippo Brunelleschi’s system of linear perspective, a fascination with both anatomical structure and the art of classical antiquity, and a new dramatic and emotional intensity....