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ROSSI, Francesco Salviati del (1510 - 1563), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROSSI, Francesco Salviati del (1510 - 1563), Painter

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active also active in France.

Born 1510, in Florence; died 11 November 1563, in Rome.

Painter. History painting.

Fontainebleau School.

Francesco del Rossi was given the surname Il Salviati because he was patronised by Cardinal Salviati. Rossi was the son of a velvet weaver, and was at first apprenticed to a goldsmith. Other sources state that he worked at first with

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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