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ALLORI, Cristofano (1577 - 1621), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALLORI, Cristofano (1577 - 1621), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 17 October 1577, in Florence; died 1621, in Florence.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

Florentine School.

Studied initially under his father Alessandro, then left to pursue his studies under Lodovico Cardi da Cigoli and Gregoria Pagani. One of his first paintings was a View of S Manetto for the Cappella dell'Antella in SS Annunziata, painted in 1602.

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