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a circular painting or relief. Often the term “tondo” is used to describe only the circular representations of the Madonna and Child characteristic of Italian Renaissance art of the Florentine school from the mid-15th to the early 16th century.


Hauptmann, M. Der Tondo. Frankfurt am Main, 1936.


A circular plaque or medallion.
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Tondi has 16 years of banking experience and is especially knowledgeable in the areas of consumer and real estate lending.
An examination of tondi outside of Florence and in the first decades of the sixteenth century brings the core text to its conclusion.
From Fra Filippo Lippi through Sandro Botticelli, Lorenzo di Credi, and Piero di Gosimo to Michelangelo, Raphael, and Giuliano Bugiardini, she notes that tondi flooded the Florentine market as part of the idealization of domestic life and the celebration of family relationships.
The Sala (1490): Tondo di Tondi and Francesco Bonsignori were already at work at Gonzaga in November of 1490 (appendix, item 1) when it was reported to the marquis that "dopo che gl'io fato fare danari hanno lavorato, e lavorano di e notte ne la sala.
The Marmirolo Triumph of Alexander the Great was the joint creation of Francesco Bonsignori and Tondi who painted them "suso le tele secondo a facto messer Andrea Mantegna, et dicono che cosi facendo farano piu presto e seranno piu belle e piu durabile et anchora questo dice ognuno experto in tal exercizio.