Francesco
Squarcheon

Italia • 1397−1468

Biography and information

Italian artist and art collector. Teacher Andrea Mantegna.

With the name Squarcione connect two works in the Berlin and Padova, both paintings were commissioned by representatives of the family, Lazzaro. Bernardino Scardeoni writes about 137 students Squarcione. One of the most famous was his adopted son Andrea Mantegna, who worked in the Studio with Squarcione at 1441 1448, when he was released from custody and began an independent career. Other famous disciples Squarcione — Marco Zoppo and Giorgio Schiavone.