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ROMANINO, Girolamo (1484 - 1562), Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROMANINO, Girolamo (1484 - 1562), Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born between 1484 and 1487, in Brescia; died c. 1562.

Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits.

Lombard School.

It is thought that Romanino was at first the pupil of Stefano Rizzi. He was part of the Brescia brotherhood of artists in 1510, when he painted a Pietà for the church of S Lorenzo. One of his earliest surviving works

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