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Tommaso Laureti

Painter, architect and engineer

Born
ca. 1530 in Palermo
Died
1602 in Rome

One Work by Tommaso Laureti

Biography

Tommaso Laureti, called Il Siciliano (born in Palermo ca. 1530; died in Rome in 1602): presumably the son of a painter, and according to Vasari a pupil of Sebastiano del Piombo (died 1547) in Rome; from 1560-1562 in Bologna, 1563 fountain design for the Piazza Maggiore; 1582 summoned to Rome by Pope Gregory XIII, where he received multiple commissions for frescoes and paintings; 1595 'principe' of the Accademia di San Luca, Rome.

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