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Ambrogio Lorenzetti

Ambrogio Lorenzetti (or Ambruogio Laurati) (c. 1290 - 1348) was a Sienese painter. He was active between approximately 1317 and 1348. He was born and died in Siena. His brother was the painter Pietro Lorenzetti. His work shows the influence of Simone Martini, although it is more naturalistic.

Ambrogio's works include

He is believed to have died of bubonic plague circa 1348/9.

Giorgio Vasari includes a biography of Lorenzetti in his Lives.

Good Government (left), Bad Government (right)
Circa. 1328