- NAME: Giorgione
- OCCUPATION: Painter
- BIRTH DATE: c. 1477
- DEATH DATE: c. 1510
- Did You Know?: Giorgione was one of the first painters to paint people in a landscape setting.
- Did You Know?: Giorgione's name translates to "Tall George."
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Venice, Italy
- PLACE OF DEATH: Venice, Italy
- AKA: Giorgio da Castelfranco
- AKA: Zorzi da Castelfranco
- AKA: Giorgione
- AKA: Giorgio of Castelfranco
- AKA: Zorzon
- AKA: Zorzi
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High Renaissance style Venetian painter Giorgione is best known for "The Tempest." He was also one of the first painters to paint people in a landscape setting.
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Giorgione's muted lines, personal interpretation of subjects and emphasis on the beauty of nature went on to influence several successive generations of Venetian artists, including Baroque painters Dosso Dossi and Palma Vecchio.
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