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DANTI, Pellegrino (1536 - 1586), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DANTI, Pellegrino (1536 - 1586), Painter

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1536, in Perugia; died 19 October 1586, in Alatri (Lazio).


School of Rome.

Pellegrino Danti was a member of the Dominican order. He trained under his father (the goldsmith Giulio Danti) and his aunt Teodora. His brother was the sculptor Vincenzio Danti. Danti was also a cosmographer, mathematician and architect. In Florence he painted Ptolemy's Maps in 57 paintings for

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