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GIORGIONE (1477 - 1510), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIORGIONE (1477 - 1510), Painter

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1477 or 1478, in Castelfranco (Veneto); died probably in 1510, in Venice, of plague.

Painter. History painting, portraits, landscapes with figures.

Venetian School.

Details of Giorgione’s life and works are sketchy, and there are very few known and confirmed dates concerning his life. His biography and much-debated body of work have been pieced together based on a few firmly attributed

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