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Polidoro da Caravaggio

Painter, draughtsman and architect

Born
ca. 1499 in Caravaggio
Died
1543 in Messina

17 Works by Polidoro da Caravaggio

15 Works based on Polidoro da Caravaggio

Biography

Polidoro Caldara, called Polidoro da Caravaggio (born in Caravaggio ca. 1499; murdered in Messina in 1543?), arrived in Rome in 1516/17, according to Vasari in contact with members of the Raphael workshop (Loggia); 1522-23 and 1524 in Naples; after the sack of Rome in 1527 in Naples, in October 1528 in Messina, in October 1535 designs for the entry there of Emperor Charles V; famous for his no longer surviving grisaille paintings on Roman palace facades.

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