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CALDARA, Polidoro (1492 - 1543), Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman, decorative designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CALDARA, Polidoro (1492 - 1543), Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman, decorative designer

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1492, in Caravaggio near Milan; died 1543, in Messina.

Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman, decorative designer. Mythological subjects, religious subjects, historical subjects, battles, portraits, landscapes. Ornaments.

[not available online]Polidoro Caldara began work at a very young age; Vasari tells us that he was employed by artists, notably by Giovanni da Udine, and worked at the Vatican fetching and

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