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CREDI, Lorenzo di (1459 - 1537), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CREDI, Lorenzo di (1459 - 1537), Painter, sculptor

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Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born possibly 1459, in Florence; died 1537, in Florence.

Painter, sculptor. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

Florentine School.

Credi's date of birth has been established from a tax declaration made by his mother between 1480 and 1481, which states that he was 21 years old. There is also an inscription on the back of the self-portrait in the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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