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BECCAFUMI (1486 - 1551), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BECCAFUMI (1486 - 1551), Painter, sculptor

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1486, near Siena, in Cortina, Valdibiena or Arbia; died 18 May 1551, in Siena.

Painter, sculptor.

Sienese School.

Domenico di Pace was the son of Giacomo di Pace, a ploughman. When he was still very young, his talent for drawing was noticed by Lorenzo Beccafumi, who adopted him and set him to study painting. Domenico, who was henceforward known

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