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ANTONELLO DA MESSINA (<i>died</i> 1479), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ANTONELLO DA MESSINA (died 1479), Painter

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born c. 1430 (?), in Messina; died 1479, in Messina.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

[not available online]According to Vasari, Antonello da Messina died in 1479 at the age of 49; it is this that has allowed us to establish his date of birth. However, Vasari also recounts that a meeting took place between Antonello and Van Eyck, and we know that Van

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