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(b Florence, ?1425; d Florence, 29 Aug. 1499). Florentine painter, mosaicist, and worker in stained glass. Nothing is recorded of his training, but his graceful and refined style shows strong influence from Domenico Veneziano, who may well have been his master. Baldovinetti's finest works include a damaged but still enchanting fresco of the Nativity (1460–2) in the forecourt of SS. Annunziata, Florence; a Madonna and Child (c.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)