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GOZZOLI, Benozzo (1420 - 1497), Painter, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GOZZOLI, Benozzo (1420 - 1497), Painter, fresco artist

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born 1420, in Florence; died 4 October 1497, in Pistoia.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects, mythological subjects. Murals.

Florentine School.

[not available online]According to Vasari, this artist was initially known simply as Gozzoli. In 1441, he was recorded as an apprentice goldsmith and assistant to Lorenzo Ghiberti in the work on the doors of the baptistery in Florence, confirmed

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