Andrea del Sarto (July 16, 1486 – September 29, 1530) is an Italian painter of the High Renaissance.His father is a tailor and his mother is a tailor’s daughter. At the age of 7, he becomes an apprentice of a silversmith. Then he enters the workshop of a painter and woodcarver. All his youth and during his free time, he studies the cardboard of Michelangelo for The Battle of Cascina and that of Leonard for The Battle of Anghiari.
Andrea opens a workshop with a friend and then continues on his own working for the Church. His reputation as a drawer and his real talent come from the study of Michelangelo.
He dies of the plague in 1531, following the siege of Florence (1529-1530). He is buried beneath the chapel of the painters of Santissima Annunziata with fourteen other artists.