Simone Martine was an Italian painter of the 14th century (c. 1284-1344).
|The San Martino Chapel in the lower church of the Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi features frescoes by Martini.
|Martini died in Avignon, while serving the Papal Court. Some of his works – detached frescoes and their sinopia – are visible at the Palais des Papes.
|Martini painted a polyptych for the Sant'Agostino church. The work is nowadays dispersed over three different museums.
|Martini was born in Siena. Several frescoes, among which his "Maestà", are in the Palazzo Pubblico.
|"According to late Renaissance art biographer Giorgio Vasari, Simone was (...) a pupil of Giotto di Bondone, with whom he went to Rome to paint at the Old St. Peter's Basilica".
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