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Pinturicchio (Bernardino di Betto di Biago)

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Born: 1454? AD
Died: 1513 AD.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Painters

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1454 - Born in Perugia, Romagna Italy.

1481 - Pinturicchio was associated with the Umbrian artist Perugino, whose influence on him was to be permanent.

1480 - He worked in the Bufalini Chapel in Santa Maria in Aracoeli and in Santa Maria del Popolo.

1492 - Pinturicchio's most important work of this period was the decoration of the suite of six rooms in the Vatican known as the Borgia Apartments for Pope Alexander VI.

1503-1508 - Pinturicchio's last major works were the 10 scenes from the life of Pope Pius II painted in fresco in the Piccolomini Library of Siena Cathedral.

1513 - Died on the 11th of December in Siena, republic of Siena.

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