Maso di Banco


Maso di Banco
(active c. 1320-1350)
   Florentine painter who trained with Giotto. Maso di Banco's masterpiece is the series of five frescoes he created in c. 1340 in the Bardi di Vernio Chapel at Santa Croce, Florence. These scenes are from the life of St. Sylvester who reigned as pope in 314-335 and who persuaded Emperor Constantine the Great to convert to Christianity. The monumentality of Maso's figures in these frescoes, the volume of their faces, hands, and drapery folds, and the diagonal placement of the background architecture to show two sides at once, are all elements he borrowed from his master. The elaborate backdrops, refined costumes and figure types, meticulous rendering of details, and careful application of paint, however, are very much his own.

Historical dictionary of Renaissance art. . 2008.

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