Son of Jacopo Bellini
Brother of Giovanni Bellini
Gentile Bellini, Venetian painter, was one of the Bellini family of painters. His father was Jacopo Bellini and his brother was Giovanni Bellini. Gentile is best known for his paintings that captured the appearance of Venice in his days, and this works are valuable portrayals of life in a city during the late 1400's. He was also noted for his portrait painting and episodes from the lives of early Christian saints.