History of the life of Giorgione, Italian painter. I am Giorgio Barchiesi for all Giorgions. Little is known about the life of Giorgione, the first great Venetian painter of the 16th century. The native Giorgio Barbarelli from Castelfranco, called Giorgione, was a great Venetian painter of the High Renaissance. Would you like to see a masterpiece by Giorgione, Lorenzo Lotto, Palladio or Antonio Canova in absolute solitude?