Daddi, Bernardo bārnär´dō däd´dē [key]
, fl. 1312–48, Italian painter of the Florentine school. First influenced by his contemporary Giotto, he soon adopted the delicate line and lyrical expression of the Sienese painters, especially the Lorenzetti. Among his dated works are a triptych (1328) in the Uffizi and an altarpiece (1333) in the Ospedale Bigallo, Florence. In the United States there are numerous paintings attributed to Daddi. These include panels of the Madonna and Child
in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore; and the Gardner Museum, Boston.
See R. Offner, A Corpus of Florentine Painting (Sec. III: Vol. III, 1930; Vol. VIII, 1958); G. Andres et al., The Art of Florence (2 vol., 1989).
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