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BARTOLOMMEO, Fra (1472 - 1517), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARTOLOMMEO, Fra (1472 - 1517), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born 28 March 1472, in Florence; died 31 October 1517, in Florence.

Painter, draughtsman. Primarily religious subjects.

Florentine School.

Fra Bartolommeo trained as an apprentice to the Florentine painter Cosimo Rosselli, whose workshop he entered by 1485, although his early career was most influenced by Rosselli’s senior assistant, Piero di Cosimo, and Lorenzo di Credi. He likely received

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