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AVANZINO NUCCI (1551 - 1629), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AVANZINO NUCCI (1551 - 1629), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1551, in Città di Castello; died 1629, in Rome.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects. Frescoes.

Avanzino was first the pupil and later the assistant of Nicolas Pommerancio in Rome. Under the papacies of Sixtus V and Clement VIII he was very highly regarded and contributed to the paintings of the loggias of S Giovanni in Laterano. He also

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