Pietro Perugino (ca. 1446-1523) was a painter of the Italian Renaissance and a member of the Umbrian School.
Pietro Perugino Summary:
- He was born Pietro Vannucci and attributed Perugino to the city he came from.
- He trained under Andrea del Verrocchio alongside other soon-to-be successful artists such as Leonardo da Vinci.
- Perugino was commissioned to paint frescoes on the Sistine Chapel walls.
- He was consistently in demand for commissions.
- His most famous pupil was Raphael.
Pietro Perugino Famous Paintings:
- The Delivery of the Keys to Saint Peter (1482)
- St. Sebastian (1495)
- The Battle Between Love and Chastity (1503)
- The Adoration of the Magi (1473)
- Lamentation over the Dead Christ (1495)
- Apollo and Marsyas (1483)