School of Art

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School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

Bernardino di Betto Pinturicchio

Born: c.1454, Italy, Perugia   Died: 1513, Siena

Renaissance painter. Possibly a pupil of Bartolomeo Caporali (c.1420-1505). He assisted Perugino with the Sistine Chapel frescoes, 1481-82, and later won a commission to paint the residency of Pope Alexander VI in 1492. His highly colourful work is best known in his 'Scenes from the Life of Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini' in the Piccolomini Library in Siena Cathedral

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Aeneas Silvius escorts Leonora of Portugal to meet Frederick III at the Gates of Sienna PR245 Prints

Aeneas Silvius goes into Procession to his election as Pope PR247 Prints

Aeneas Silvius has an audience with James I of Scotland and Edinburgh PR242 Prints