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ALLORI, Alessandro (1535 - 1607), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALLORI, Alessandro (1535 - 1607), Painter

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 3 May 1535, in Florence; died 22 September 1607, in Florence.

Painter. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

Florentine School.

[not available online]Allori was orphaned at the age of five and was taken in and adopted by his uncle, Angelo Allori, known as Bronzino. The son of an artist, he demonstrated an exceptional aptitude for drawing from an early age, and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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