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PERUGINO (1446 - 1523), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PERUGINO (1446 - 1523), Painter

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Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born 1446 or 1447, in Città della Pieve, near Perugia; died 1523, in Fontignano, of the plague.


Umbrian School (Perugia).

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online] [not available online]From a poor background, Perugino was placed at an early age with a painter from Perugia, whose name Vasari fails to mention. Some biographers refer to Bonfigli while

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