Gaddo Gaddi

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Gaddo Gaddi (* 1260 in Florence , † 1332 ibid) was a Florentine painter of the Gothic style. He was called to Rome by Clement V in 1308 , where he completed a series of large mosaic sculptures in the style of Cimabue , pieces of which are still preserved in Santa Maria Maggiore . He is also assigned a coronation of the Virgin Mary in the inner lunette of the main portal of Florence Cathedral . In 1312 he became a member of the Italian painters' guild Arte dei Medici e Speziali in Florence and died there in 1332.

The name Gaddo is an abbreviation of his first name Gherardo.

His son Taddeo Gaddi and his grandson Agnolo Gaddi also became famous painters.


Individual evidence

  1. A. Tartuferi: Gaddi, Gaddo di Zanobi . In: Enciclopedia dell'Arte Medievale . 1995 (Italian, ).
  2. ^ Bernd Curt Kreplin : Gaddi (painter family) . In: Ulrich Thieme (Hrsg.): General Lexicon of Fine Artists from Antiquity to the Present . Founded by Ulrich Thieme and Felix Becker . tape 13 : Gaab-Gibus . EA Seemann, Leipzig 1920, p. 24–25 ( Textarchiv - Internet Archive ).