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NICOLA DI FILOTESIO (1489 - 1559), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NICOLA DI FILOTESIO (1489 - 1559), Painter

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1489, in Amatrice (Abruzzi); died 1559, in Ascoli Piceno (Marches).

Painter. Religious subjects.

Vasari discusses Nicola di Filotesio's life in Calabrese. He painted in Ascoli, Calavria and Norcia between 1513 and 1543. He is mentioned for the first time in 1514. He finally settled in Ascoli Piceno in 1518.

He is noted for the retable of the high altar of the

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