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LOMAZZO, Giovanni Paolo (1538 - 1600), Painter, art writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LOMAZZO, Giovanni Paolo (1538 - 1600), Painter, art writer

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1538, in Milan; died 1600, in Milan.

Painter, art writer.

Milanese School.

[not available online]Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo was a pupil of Gaudenzio Ferrari and Giovanni-Battista della Cerva. He travelled throughout Italy to acquaint himself with the painting of his time. He painted a rather whimsical copy of Da Vinci's Last Supper for the refectory of S Maria della Pace, Milan.

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