Granacci, Francesco a reputable Florentine painter, was born in 1477, and studied under Ghirlandajo at the same time with Buonarotti. Among his principal pictures are those of St. Zanobi and St. Francis, near the Virgin, under a lofty canopy, and The Assumption; in San Pietro Maggiore. He died in 1544. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.