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PORDENONE (1484 - 1539), Painter, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PORDENONE (1484 - 1539), Painter, fresco artist

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1484, in Pordenone (Friuli); died 1539, in Ferrara.

Painter, fresco artist. History painting.

Venetian School.

Pordenone initially studied in Udine under Pellegrino di San Daniello but, like many artists of his generation, he found his major inspiration in the works of Giorgione and, as others before him and since, proceeded to imitate the latter's work, knowingly or otherwise.

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