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CARPI, Ugo da (1480 - 1523), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CARPI, Ugo da (1480 - 1523), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1480, in Carpi (Emilia-Romagna), c. 1450 according to the Larousse Dictionary; died 1523, probably in Rome.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects.

[not available online]Ugo da Carpi gained an excellent reputation as a wood engraver. He introduced a new technique of monochrome engraving to Italy, involving three plates that produced three different gradations of colour. This method had already

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