//Dosso Dossi//

      • Known as: Italian Renaissance painter
      • Born: c.1490, Venice?
      • Birthname: Giovanni di Niccolò de Luteri
      • Date of death: 1542

    • Dosso Dossi was the last of the Ferrarese painters. His father was a bursar for the Dukes of Ferrara. He is first recorded in Mantua in 1512.

      Through his career he had long stints working for the dukes Alphonso I and Ercole II d'Este.

      His brother, Battista Dosso (died 1458) was his helper.

      The major influences on Dossi's work were Giorgione, Titian and Raphael (his brother had trained in Raphael's Roman workshop).

      His work is in the Royal Collection.


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      dosso dossi / a personification of geometry dosso dossi / the apparition of the virgin to the saints john the baptist and st. john the evangelist dosso dossi / detail of polyptychon, virgin & child with infant st.john, (altarpiece) dosso dossi / portrait of a woman with a white hairnet dosso dossi / jesus christus dosso dossi / witchcraft

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