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Girolamo dai Libri

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00109330
Girolamo dai Libri

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Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born 1474, in Verona; died 1555, in Verona.

Painter.

Girolamo dai Libri was the son of Francesco dai Libri. His father trained him as a miniaturist, but he soon moved away from illumination to full-scale art work. His miniatures, nevertheless, were models of balance and elegance. His early work is reminiscent of Mantegna. His first painting, done when he was only 16 years old for the church of Malcesine on Lake Garda, depicts the ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400)

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