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Mantegna, Andrea
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(1430/1431, Isola di Carturo, modern province of Padua – Sep 13, 1506, Mantua), one of the most important Italian painters and copper engravers of the 15th century. After completing his training under Francesco Squarzione (1442–1448), Mantegna worked independently in Padua, where he provided the decoration for the Ovetari Chapel in the Eremitani Church (1448–1457). From 1460 onward, as the court painter of the Gonzagas in Mantua, he not only produced religious paintings but also n…

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Buttler, Karen, “Mantegna, Andrea”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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