Category:Giovanna Tornabuoni by Domenico Ghirlandaio

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Artist
Domenico Ghirlandaio  (1449–1494) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q191423
Domenico Ghirlandaio
Alternative names Birth name: Domenico di Tommaso Bigordi; Domenico Currado Bigordi; Domenico Ghirlandajo; Domenico Grillandajo
Description Italian painter
Date of birth/death 1449 11 January 1494
Location of birth/death Florence Florence
Work location San Gimignano (1475), Rome (1475), Florence, Rome (1477–1478), Settimo (1479), Lucca (1479), Florence (1480), Poltava (1480–1481), Rome (1481), San Gimignano (1482), Florence (1482–1492), Pisa
Authority control
Title Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni wikidata:Q2623789
Description
Date from 1489 until 1490
Medium mixed media on panel
Dimensions Height: 77 cm (30.3 in). Width: 49 cm (19.3 in).
room 5
Accession number 158 (1935.6)
Inscriptions
ARS UTINAM MORES
ANIMUMQUE EFFINGERE
POSSES PULCHRIOR IN TER
RIS NULLA TABELLA FORET
MCCCCLXXXVIII

Ars utinam mores animumque effingere posses!
Pulchrior in terris nulla tabella foret.

[Art, could you depict manners and soul, more beautiful on earth no painting would be. 1488] - Martial, X, 32
Notes
Ghirlandaio-Giovanna Tornabuoni-inscription detail.jpg
References Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum: online database: entry 365 igFh0HgpLdzCXg at Google Cultural Institute, zoom level maximum
Domenico Ghirlandaio, Around 1449-1494 - Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni - Google Art Project.jpg