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BENVENUTO DI GIOVANNI DI MEO DEL GUASTA (1436 - 1518), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BENVENUTO DI GIOVANNI DI MEO DEL GUASTA (1436 - 1518), Painter

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Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born 13 September 1436, in Siena (?); died c. 1518.

Painter.

Sienese School.

In 1453 he painted two frescoes depicting scenes from the Legend of St Anthony in the baptistery of Siena. The earliest known retable by him is an Annunciation (with St Michael and St Catherine of Alexandria either side) in the church of S Girolama, Volterra; there is a

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