Antonello da Messina
c1430 Born in Messina, Sicily, then part of the Kingdom of Naples, the son of a stonemason.
1457 Antonello is recorded as having his own workshop in Messina.
1460 He returns to Sicily after a long visit to mainland Italy. The destination(s) of that visit are unknown.
1475 Travels to Venice.
1476 He may have visited Milan (the Duke was interested in acquiring his services) but by September he is known to have been back in Messina.
1479 Dies in Messina.
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Antonello da Messina - Selected Works
1457-59 Virgin Reading, Baltimore, Walters Art Museum
c1460 Virgin and Child with a Franciscan Donor, Messina, Museo Regionale di Messina
1465 Christ Blessing, London, National Gallery
1473 Virgin of the Annunciation, Munich, Alte Pinakothek
c1474 The Virgin Annunciate, Palermo, Galleria Nationale
1475 The Crucifixion, Antwerp, Koninklijk Museum
1475 Christ Crucified, London, National Gallery
c1475 Portrait of a Man, London, National Gallery
1475-76 Saint Jerome in his Study, London, National Gallery
1475-76 Madonna with SS. Nicholas of Bari, Anastasia, Ursula and Dominic, Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum
1475-78 The Dead Christ Supported by an Angel, Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado