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GIULIO ROMANO (1499 - 1546), Painter, draughtsman, decorative artist, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIULIO ROMANO (1499 - 1546), Painter, draughtsman, decorative artist, architect

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1499, in Rome; died 1 November 1546., in Mantua

Painter (including gouache and fresco), draughtsman, decorative artist, architect, engineer. Historical, mythological, religious and military subjects; battle scenes, portraits, animals. Murals, wall decorations.

School of Rome.

Knowledge of Giulio Romano’s early career stems from Giorgio Vasari, who wrote that Giulio worked as an assistant in Raphael’s workshop, and

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