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CESURA, Pompeo (<i>died</i> 1571), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CESURA, Pompeo (died 1571), Painter, sculptor

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born in L'Aquila; died 1571, in Rome.

Painter, sculptor (wood).

Pompeo Cesura arrived in Rome early in his career, and is said to have been a pupil of Raphael. He worked in churches, particularly in Rome and Aquila. He was an accomplished fresco painter, and was equally talented when painting in oils. He is best known for a Descent from the Cross, in

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