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MACHUCA, Pedro (1495 - 1550), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MACHUCA, Pedro (1495 - 1550), Painter

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1495, in Toledo; died c. 1550, in Granada.

Painter. Religious subjects.

According to Holanda in his manuscript The Book of Painting (Le Livre de la Peinture), Machuca was one of the most important artists of his time. Holanda placed Machuca alongside Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael and Michelangelo, who taught him during his stay in Italy. This view cannot

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