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PIERO DI COSIMO (1462 - 1521), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PIERO DI COSIMO (1462 - 1521), Painter

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Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born 1462, in Florence; died 1521, in Florence.

Painter. Portraits, religious subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes.

Florentine School.

Piero di Cosimo was the son of Lorenzo di Piero. He was possibly a pupil of Cosimo Rosseli, to whom he was an assistant and from whom the pseudonym Cosimo is derived. He accompanied Rosseli to Rome to work on commissions

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