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CORONA, Leonardo (1561 - 1605), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CORONA, Leonardo (1561 - 1605), Painter

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1561, in Murano, near Venice; died 1605, in Venice.


Leonardo Corona was the son of a miniaturist. Ridofi claims that he was first taught to paint by Rocca da San Silvestro, but later developed his own talents by studying the works of Titian and Tintoretto. He is known for the Annunciation in the church of SS Giovanni e Paulo, and for

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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