Pintoricchio – Chronological Table Of Pintoricchio

1454 (circa). Date of birth

1482. Goes to Rome.

1487. Paints the Palazzo di SS. Apostoli.

1492. June. Recommended to the Chapter at Orvieto, by one Messer Cristoforo.

1492. Receives 50 ducats for work done at Orvieto.

1492. Protest from the Cathedral authorities on the too lavish use of gold and ultramarine.

1492. November 17. In a legally drawn-up paper frees himself from any responsibility for not fulfilling his contract within the stipulated time.

1492. December. Begins work in the Borgia Apartments.

1492. December 14. Order placed on minutes of Orvieto Cathedral for raising funds to buy more blue and gold for ceiling.

1493. March 29. Brief from Pope Alexander asking the Orvietans to await Pintoricchio’s return till the work in the Vatican is finished.

1494. March 9. Brief from Pope Alexander to Orvietans asking that Pintoricchio be allowed to return to finish work in the Vatican.

1495. January 17. The Papal Court leaves the Vatican on the entry into Italy of Charles VIII.

1495. June. The Pope flies to Orvieto and Perugia.

1495. Obtains a grant from the Pope of two pieces of land at Chiugi, near Perugia, for an annual payment of thirty baskets of grain.

1496. February 14. Signs a contract with the monks of Santa Maria degli Angeli, to supply an altar-piece.

1496. March 15. Contracts with the Chapter at Orvieto to paint two figures of doctors for 50 ducats.

1496. November 15. Last payment made for this fresco.

1497. July. The rooms in Castel Sant’ Angelo being restored, he went back to Rome and painted the frescoes there.

1497. July 28. Letter from the Cardinal di San Giorgio, in answer to a petition from. Pintoricchio, reducing the annual tax on land to two pounds of wax for three years.

1497. Tax again enforced by the authorities of Chiugi.

1497. First Sunday in August. Restitution made by the authorities of the money extorted.

1498. May. The exemption from taxation extended from three years to end of lease.

1498. In Perugia. Painted altar-piece for Santa Maria dei Fossi.

1498. October. A brief from Alexander VI. confirms possession of the lands at Chiugi to him and his descendants, even though he should omit the yearly payment of wax.

1500. October 14. Visits Cæsar Borgia’s camp at Deruta. An order from the Duke requests the Vice-Chancellor to get permission for Pintoricchio to sink a cistern in his house in Perugia. 1501. April. Elected Decemvir of Perugia in place of Perugino.

1501. Contract in archives of Spello for work undertaken for Troilo Baglioni.

1501-1502. May. Painting at Spello.

1502. June 29. Contract signed with Cardinal Piccolomini for decorating the Library at Siena.

1503. Spring. Painting Library at Siena.

1503. October. Pope Pius III. dies.

1504. August 23. Paid 700 ducats for painting eight frescoes in St. John’s Chapel in the Cathedral at Siena.

1504. September 8. An altar-piece unveiled in the Piccolomini Chapel in the church of San Francesco at Siena.

1504. Buys land to the value of 200 florins from Lucrezia Paltoni, widow of the painter Neroccio.

1504. End of. Continues Library for six months.

1505. March 13. Is paid for the cartoon of Fortune for the pavement of Siena Cathedral.

1505. June. Cardinal Andrea Piccolomini dies ; work again stopped. 1505. June. Leaves for Rome. Paints choir of Santa Maria del Popolo.

1506. February. Back in Siena.

1506. Matriculates at the College of Painters, Perugia.

15o6. March. Recommences work in Library.

1506. March 24. Acknowledges a debt of zoo ducats to Eusebio di San Giorgio of Perugia.

1506. August 18. A further grant of land at Chiugi by Julius II. 1506. November 30. A son born in Siena, named Giulio Cesare.

1506. December 15. The magistracy of Siena approves the donation of 20 moggie of land.

1507. March. Appeal to the Council to remit all taxes upon it.

1507. March 26. A favourable answer from the Council, omitting all but the gate-tax.

1508. April 24. Letter from Gentile Baglioni to him at Spello, begging him to return to Siena.

1508. Autumn. Short visit to Rome.

1509. January 7. A son born at Siena : Camillo Giuliano.

1509. January 18. Receives of heirs of Pius III., 15,1 ducats, being the last payment for the Piccolomini frescoes.

1509. Siena. Painting for Pandolfo Petrucci.

1509. October 8. Sells to Pandolfo Petrucci and Paolo di Vannoccio Biringucci, a house in the third ward of the city of Siena, for 420 florins.

1509. Record of his inhabiting in the ward of San Vincenzo in Siena. 1509. November I. Makes first will.

1510. January 27. A daughter born in Siena : Faustina Girolama.

1511. September 20. Sells land at Chiugi to a lawyer named Giulio Cesare, godfather to his son.

1511. November 21. Buys o f Antonio Primaticci, of Siena, a piece of land called the Cloister, at Pernina.

1513. May 7. Being in corpore !anguens, makes his last will. 1513. September 13. A codicil.

1513. October 14. A second codicil.

1513. December 11. Dies in Siena, and is buried in the church of SS. Vincenzo and Anastasia, now the oratory of the ward of the Ostrich.

1514. Sigismondo Tizio gives an account of his last illness and death. 1516. Grania, his widow, sells to Sigismondo Chigi two-thirds of sundry pieces of land.

1516. Grania petitions to sell part of the land forming the portion of her daughter Faustina.

1518. May 22. Grania makes her will.

A daughter, Egidia (year not known), marries Girolamo di Paolo, a soldier of the Piazza of Siena.

A daughter, Faustina, marries Filippo of Deruta.

1519. A daughter, Adriana, dies. Had married Guiseppe da Giovanni of Perugia.

( Originally Published 1908 )

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