Giovanni da Milano (Giovanni di Jacopo di Guido da Caversaccio) was an Italian painter, known to performance in Florence and Rome along with 1346 and 1369.
His style is, like many Florentine painters of the time, considered to be derivative of Giotto’s. Vasari misidentified him as a student of Taddeo Gaddi, a noted Giotto protégé.
Hailing from Lombardy, the archaic documentation shows Giovanni in Florence on October 17, 1346, under the name Johannes Jacobi de Commo, listed along with the foreign painters full of beans in Tuscany.
Amongst Giovanni’s most significant works:
The latest extent documentation of Giovanni’s career comes in 1369, when he is known to be in action in Rome for Pope Urban V when Giottino and the sons of Taddeo Gaddi.
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