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Palma Vecchio
Portrait of a Woman

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Palma Vecchio Portrait of a Woman
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Palma Vecchio

1480-1528 Italian Palma Vecchio Gallery His birthdate is calculated on Vasari testimony (1550) that he died aged 48. By March 1510 he was in Venice, where he spent his working life. The stylistic evidence of his earliest works suggests that he was apprenticed to fellow Bergamasque artist Andrea Previtali, who had studied under Giovanni Bellini. A signed Virgin Reading (1508-10; Berlin, Gemeldegal.), which may be Palma Vecchio earliest surviving painting, is strongly reminiscent of his teacher. Previtali returned to Bergamo in 1511, and the main corpus of Palma work can be dated from this time. Palma Vecchio oeuvre reflects the change from an early to a high Renaissance conception of the human figure in secular and religious art. He specialized in certain themes that became established in the repertory of genres of the Venetian school in the generation after him. The principal of these were the wide-format SACRA CONVERSAZIONE   Related Paintings of Palma Vecchio :. | Diana discovers Callisto's Misdemeanour (mk08) | Paola Priuli and Francesco Querini | Diana and Callisto | Young Faunus Playing the Syrinx | Madonna and Child with Commissioners |
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