NICCOLO DI TOMMASO (active 1350-1380) Nationality : Italian
Italian painter, probably born in Pistoia during the first half of the fourteenth century. There are a handful of paintings made by him between 1350 and 1380, such as the S. Antonio triptych of 1571 (Museum of S. Martino, Naples), SS. Giovanni e Paolo (Horne Collection, Florence), and the Nativity (Johnson Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art). The chapel of the Tau monastery in Pistoia, recently restored, houses a fresco cycle which were carried out in the last three decades of the fourteenth century by Niccolo di Tommaso and some of his assistants. In the 1370s he was also active in Naples.