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Niccolò Colantonio

(c. 1420—1460)


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(c.1420–c.1460/70), Italian painter, based in Naples, where he painted religious paintings in a style marked by Flemish influence. His surviving paintings include his early St Jerome in his Study Removing the Thorn from the Lion's Paw (Museo Nazionale, Naples), which was painted as part of an altarpiece for the Church of San Lorenzo in Naples, and his later St Vincent (San Pietro Martire, Naples). Colantonio's pupils may have included Antonello da Messina.

From The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).


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