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Andrea del Sarto (born 16 July 1486) was an Italian painter. He was considered an important artist during his lifetime.

Andrea del Sarto
Born (1486-07-16)16 July 1486
Florence, Tuscany (now Italy)
Died before (1530-09-29)29 September 1530
Florence, Tuscany (now Italy)
Nationality Tuscan Italian
Field Painting
Movement High Renaissance
Works Madonna of the Harpies
Birth of the Virgin
Influenced Giorgio Vasari

Perhaps the best known painting by Andrea del Sarto is the Madonna of the Harpies. The painting shows the Virgin Mary and child on a pedestal, with angels and two saints by her side.

Partial list of worksEdit

Portrait of a Man, Metropolitan Museum of Art