GUARIENTO , sometimes incorrectly named GUERRIERO, the first Paduan painter who distinguished himself . The only date distinctly known in his career is 1355, when, having already acquired high renown in his nativecity, he was invited by the Venetian authorities to paint a
See also:Paradise, and some incidents of the war of
See also:Spoleto, in the
See also:great council-
See also:hall of Venice . These
See also:works were greatly admired at the
See also:time, but have long ago disappeared under repaintings . His works in
See also:Padua have suffered much . In the
See also:church of the Eremitani are allegories of the
See also:Planets, and, in its
See also:choir, some small sacred histories in dead
See also:colour, such as an Ecce Homo; also, on the upper walls, the
See also:life of St Augustine, with some other subjects . ,A few fragments of other paintings by Guariento are still extant in Padua . In the gallery of Bassano is a Crucifixion, carefully executed, and somewhat
See also:superior to a merely traditional method of handling, although on the whole Guariento must rather be classed in that school of
See also:art which preceded Cimabue than as having advanced in his vestiges; likewise two other works in Bassano, ascribed to the same
See also:hand . The painter is buried in the church of S . Bernardino, Padua .
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