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Schiavone, Giorgio (<i>died</i> 1504), painter

Keith Shaw and Theresa Shaw

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Dalmatian painter active in Italy. He was the most important painter from Dalmatia (western Croatia) in the 15th century. In Italy, he usually signed his work Sclavonus (It. Schiavone: ‘the Slavonian’). It is generally agreed that his small secure oeuvre, which includes five signed works, was painted in Padua while he was training under Francesco Squarcione. Giorgio Schiavone is an important representative of the Paduan school and one of the few whose artistic personality

Keywords: Padua, 1456–61; Dalmatia, 1461–1504

Reference Entry.  1886 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Art

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