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LEONI, Pompeo (1533 - 1608), Sculptor, medallist, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEONI, Pompeo (1533 - 1608), Sculptor, medallist, painter

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Active in Valladolid and Madrid.

Born c. 1533, in Pavia; died 13 October 1608, in Madrid.

Sculptor, medallist, painter.

Pompeo Leoni was the son of Leone Leoni and was first taught by his father. He was one of the most distinguished artists working in Spain in the 16th and 17th centuries. One of his characteristics is that his work moves away

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