Domenico

Beccafumi

Artistic period 1501 to 1550

Nationality

Italian

Birth

ca. 1486 (Castel Monaperto)

Death

1551 (Siena)

Biography

Domenico di Giacomo di Pace Beccafumi, called il Mecherino (* around 1486 near Siena, probably in Montaperti (today part of the municipality of Castelnuovo Berardenga); † May 18, 1551 in Siena) was an Italian painter and sculptor of Mannerism.