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Tanzio da Varallo [Enrico, Antonio d’; il Tanzio]locked

(b Riale d’Alagna, 1575–80; d 1632–3).
  • Francesco Frangi

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Italian painter. He is best known for his dramatic oil paintings executed in a unique style of Caravaggesque realism modified by the elegance of Lombard Late Mannerism. He also adopted elements of a robust and unsophisticated realism from Piedmontese art, as is evident in his frescoes for the ...

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