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Veronese, Paolo
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(Caliari; 1528. Verona – Apr 18, 1588, Venice), one of the major representatives of 16th-century Venetian painting. He moved to Venice in 1553; his paintings produced there beginning in 1555 included several cycles for San Sebastiano (Esther cycle, 1555/1556). Impressed by the works of Michelangelo Buonarroti that he studied in Rome in 1560, in 1561 he completed the illusionistic frescoes of the Villa Maser, which opened the pictorial space to views of the countryside and sky. Ver…

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Buttler, Karen, “Veronese, Paolo”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 29 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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