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SODOMA, IL (1477 - 1549), Painter, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SODOMA, IL (1477 - 1549), Painter, fresco artist

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1477, in Vercelli (Piedmont); died 15 February 1549, in Siena.

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

Lombard School, School of Rome.

Although later he claimed to belong to the noble Tizzoni family of Piedmont, Bazzi, known as Il Sodoma, was in reality the eldest son of a shoemaker. He was apprenticed for a term of seven years

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