13 September 1506: Death of Andrea Mantegna, Italian painter and engraver (b. 1431) (Source)

Bronze Bust of Mantegna, Autotype Company (1901), 1510s – author: Gian Marco Cavalli [?] (Source)
Andrea Mantegna (UK: /mænˈtɛnjə/, US: /mɑːnˈtnjə/,[2][3] Italian: [anˈdrɛːa manˈteɲɲa]; c. 1431 – September 13, 1506) was an Italian painter, a student of Roman archeology, and son-in-law of Jacopo Bellini.

Like other artists of the time, Mantegna experimented with perspective, e.g. by lowering the horizon in order to create a sense of greater monumentality. His flinty, metallic landscapes and somewhat stony figures give evidence of a fundamentally sculptural approach to painting. He also led a workshop that was the leading producer of prints in Venice before 1500. (Source)

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