Carlo Crivelli (Crivelli Carlo)( Italian painter, representative of the Venetian school.)
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Biography Carlo Crivelli (Crivelli Carlo)
(between 1430 and 1435 - ca. 1495)
The life Crivelli little is reliably known. Probably he was born in Venice. The earliest extant dated works Crivelli - polyptych, made it to the Church of San Silvestro in the town of Fermanagh in the Province of Massa Marche (completed in 1468). In 1490 Prince Ferdinand of Capua granted him a title of nobility, probably not for the artistic achievements and for his political beliefs. At that time Crivelli was living in Ascoli Piceno
. Like his contemporary,, . Venetian Giovanni Bellini, . Crivelli experienced in his work the strong influence of Padua School, . leading representatives of which were Skvarchone Francesco and Andrea Mantegna, . as well as some other artists, . such, . as Rogier van der Weyden, . Gentile da Fabriano and Antonello da Messina,
. Noticeable difference style of Bellini and Crivelli due partly to the fact that the latter learn much from Antonio Vivarini. For painting Crivelli, as well as for paintings Vivarini, characterized by a love for decorative effects and acute linearity. Using illyuzionisticheskih techniques also may be a consequence of the influence Vivarini. Among the most famous paintings by Crivelli The Annunciation (1486, London, National Gallery), Crucifixion (c.. 1490, Milan, Brera Gallery) and Madonna with a candle (1492) was. For works of master characteristic ornamental, attention to detail, clarity and rigidity in the interpretation of forms and exuberant, close in spirit to the late Gothic.