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BELLINI, Gentile (1429 - 1507), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BELLINI, Gentile (1429 - 1507), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born c. 1429, in Venice; died February 1507, in Venice.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits.

Venetian School.

[not available online]Gentile was likely the oldest son of the painter Jacopo Bellini, who named him after his own master, Gentile da Fabriano. Gentile executed his earliest works when he was a member of his father’s workshop. Gentile and his brother

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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