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LOTTO, Lorenzo (1480 - 1556), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LOTTO, Lorenzo (1480 - 1556), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1480, in Venice; died 1556 or 1557, in Loreto.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator. Religious subjects, portraits.

Venetian School.

Although Lorenzo Lotto’s youth is undocumented, he was probably born in Venice about 1480 and received his artistic training there, most likely in the workshop of Alvise Vivarini. Lotto left Venice early on, unlike many of his contemporaries, who rarely

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