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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
Andredelsartoselfportrait.jpeg
Self-portrait
Born
Andrea d'Agnolo di Francesco di Luca di Paolo del Migliore

(1486-07-16)16 July 1486
Diedbefore (1530-09-29)29 September 1530
Florence, Tuscany (now Italy)
NationalityTuscan Italian
Known forPainting
Notable work
Madonna of the Harpies
Birth of the Virgin
MovementHigh Renaissance
Mannerism

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