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BERRUGUETE, Pedro (1450 - 1504), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BERRUGUETE, Pedro (1450 - 1504), Painter

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Spanish, 15th century, male.

Born c. 1450, in Paredes de Nava; died before 1504, in Madrid.


The father of Alonso and Pedro Gonzalez, he was Alonso's first master. When he started painting, the Flemish tradition of the successors of Van Eyck held sway in Castile. It is known that he went to Italy and was in Urbino about 1477, where he is referred to as 'Pietro

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