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BERLINGHIERI, Bonaventura (<i>born</i> 1205), Painter, miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BERLINGHIERI, Bonaventura (born 1205), Painter, miniaturist

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Italian, 13th century, male.

Born between 1205 and 1210, in Lucca.

Painter, miniaturist. Religious subjects.

Son of Berlinghiero and brother of Barone Berlinghieri. This artist painted a retable depicting a full-size St Francis surrounded by six small scenes of his life. It is preserved in S Francesco di Paescia and signed A.D. 1235 Bonaventura of Lucca. St Francis, in the centre, appears to be very tall

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