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XANTO AVELLI, Francesco (1487 - 1542), Painter (ceramics)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
XANTO AVELLI, Francesco (1487 - 1542), Painter (ceramics)

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in the first half of the 16th century.

Born c. 1487, in Rovigo, near Urbino; died 1542.

Painter (ceramics). Mythological subjects, historical subjects.

Francesco Xanto Avelli worked in Urbino from 1530 to 1542, painting subjects drawn from ancient history and mythology.

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