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Piero di Cosimo real name: Piero di Lorenzolocked

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Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born 1462, in Florence; died 1521, in Florence.

Painter. Portraits, religious subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes.

Florentine School.

Piero di Cosimo was the son of Lorenzo di Piero. He was possibly a pupil of Cosimo Rosseli, to whom he was an assistant and from whom the pseudonym Cosimo is derived. He accompanied Rosseli to Rome to work on commissions from Pope Sixtus IV. He returned to Florence in ...

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