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FIGINO, Ambrogio (1548 - 1608), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FIGINO, Ambrogio (1548 - 1608), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1548, in Milan; died 1608.

Painter, draughtsman. History painting, religious subjects, portraits.

Ambrogio Figino's dates are not known, although we do know that he was still alive in 1595. However, Lomazzo records that he was his pupil, which means that he must have begun working as a painter at the very latest in 1571, the year in which Lomazzo went blind

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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