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LORENZO MONACO (<i>died</i> 1425), Illuminator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LORENZO MONACO (died 1425), Illuminator

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Italian, 14th – 15th century, male.

Born c. 1370-1371; died 1425.


Florentine School.

Lorenzo Monaco was a monk in the Monasterio dei Angeli, Florence. He was famous at the beginning of the 15th century and illuminated a large number of choir books for the monastery. He also painted several pictures after Taddeo Gaddi and his school. Among the monastery choir books there is a Diurno Domenicale marked

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