Giorgione is a famous Italian painter who is covered in full within this website which looks at the finest oil paintings from his career plus features considerable content on his life too.
For native followers of his work, there is an Italian translation of the site here - Giorgione Italiano.
Giorgione took the world of art by storm in the 15th and 16th century and his best paintings included The Tempest, Sleeping Venus, Castelfranco Madonna and The Three Philosophers with many listed below alongside links to where you can buy your own reproductions of them as art prints from recommended retailer, Art.com.
The famous artist has become seen as one of the most skilled members of the High Renaissance which was the most important period in Italian art where it was contributing innovative ideas to the art world which were to influence other artists from all over the world over future generations and indeed continue to do so today.
Giorgione was born in Castelfranco Veneto, around 40km from Venice where he was to move early in his career in order to get the best tutorship that he could for his artistic development, which he completed under the strong guidance of Giovanni Bellini, who is a highly respected artist himself.
Giorgione was very quickly comfortable within Venice and was to stay here until his death in 1510 by which time he had firmly established himself within a notable group of artists now refered to as members of Italy's High Renaissance which itself is best known for it's contributions to art, architecture and music.