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ALESSIO, Matteo Perez de (1547 - 1600), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALESSIO, Matteo Perez de (1547 - 1600), Painter

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1547, in Rome; died c. 1600, in Rome.


Matteo Perez de Alessio was a pupil of Michelangelo. According to Salviati he became a member of the Academy of St Luke in 1573 and a member of the brotherhood of Virtuosi in 1582. According to some authorities, he painted the Story of St Anthony in the Sistine Chapel, though others (see Stastny)

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