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ANSELMI, Michelangelo (<i>born</i> 1491), Painter, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ANSELMI, Michelangelo (born 1491), Painter, fresco artist

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1491 or 1492, in Lucca; died, in Parma, in 1550, 1554 or 1556.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects. Church decoration.

Parma School.

Michelangelo Anselmi was a pupil of Bazzi, known as Il Sodoma, in Siena and later studied under Correggio. He lived mainly in Parma.

His first known work is his decoration with grotesques of the vault of S

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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