JACOMART, Jaume Baço
(b. 1411, Valencia, d. 1461, Valencia)


Spanish painter. He enjoyed the patronage of King Alfonso V of Aragon (reg 1416-58) and of his son John II (reg 1458-79). In 1440 he was summoned to Italy by Alfonso, who was laying siege to Naples; he abandoned the work he had in progress and left Valencia late in 1442. He became court painter in 1444 and returned to Valencia in 1446 but left again in 1447 to accompany Alfonso to Tivoli on a military campaign against the Florentines. He is mentioned in Valencia again from 1451 until his death.