Tommaso Rangone (Biographical details)

Tommaso Rangone (medical; academic/intellectual; Italian; Male; 1493 - 1577)

Also known as

Tommaso Rangone; Rangone, Tommaso

Biography

Tommaso Rangone born Tommaso Giannotti, called Philologus, Venetian scholar and patron of the arts. He taught philosophy and medicine at Padua. As physician to Count Guido Rangone (q.v.), he received the right to bear his name. In 1539 he moved to Venice, where he became a highly influential figure. He was a patron of Tintoretto, Sansovino and Vittoria.

Bibliography

Attwood, Philip, 'Italian Medals, c.1530-1600 in British Public Collections', Vol. I, (London: 2003), p.178.