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However, there is no evidence in his writing of the exciting developments in oil painting taking place in the early 15th century, suggesting that his book was written not long after the turn of the century.

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Retrieved from ” https: According to Victoria Finlayin her book Colour: Finlay writes that he “used and adapted Cennino’s advice extensively – preparing panels, tinting papers different colours, and making brand new works look as if they had been varnished some time before by beating egg-white, left overnight and then applying it with a brushjust as the master advised. However, an administrative document from Colle di Val d’Elsa dated probably refers to his son; if this is the case then the document makes it clear that Cennini was dead by this time.


Cennino d’Andrea Cennini c. Thought to have been written around the turn of the 15th century, the book is a “how to” on late Medieval and early Renaissance painting. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Cennino Cennini: Libro dell’arte

The two paintings pictured above were added to the corpus at a later date. It contains information on pigmentsbrushesdrawing, panel paintingthe art of frescopainting on fabrics and casting, amongst other techniques and tricks. In the cwnnino, Boskovits established a small oeuvre for Cennini, which has been confirmed by later scholarship. Views Read Edit View history.

After training as an artist with Agnolo Gaddi in Florence he worked at the court of Francesco Novello da Carrara in Padua for some years before apparently returning to Colle di Val d’Elsa. There is another cause which, if you indulge it, can make your hand so unsteady that it will waver more, and flutter far more, than leaves do in cenninu wind, and this is indulging too much in the company of women.

He is remembered mainly for having authored Il libro dell’arte. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Cennini was born in Colle di Val d’ElsaTuscany.

Cennino Cennini: Libro dell’arte

The dates of Cennini’s life are highly speculative. The extent to which Cennini intended to provide a practical handbook for the apprentice painter is disputed.

The techniques Cennini describes range from ones which were already in use in the 13th century to ones which were innovative in the late fourteenth century.


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He was a student of Agnolo Gaddi in Florence. It is often falsely assumed that he was alive in because that date appears on the earliest of the four extant copies of his manuscript.

Cennini also mentions oil painting in passing, which was important for dispelling the myth, propagated by Giorgio Vasari and Karel Van Manderthat oil painting was invented by Jan van Eyck although Theophilus Roger of Helmerhausen clearly gives instructions for oil-based painting in his ceennini, On Divers Arts, written in Art technological sources births deaths People from the Province of Siena 14th-century Italian painters Italian male painters 15th-century Italian painters Tuscan painters Italian Renaissance painters.

This page was last edited on 4 Marchat Along with technical methods, Cennini offered advice on the sort of lifestyle to which a young painter should subscribe. Gaddi trained under his father, called Taddeo Gaddi, who trained with Giotto. Some scholars believe that his book was a presentation book or a guild book instead.