Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Art Online. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 09 May 2021

Credi, Lorenzo di real name: Lorenzo D'oderigo, Also Known As Barducci And Sciarpelloni By Vasarilocked


Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born possibly 1459, in Florence; died 1537, in Florence.

Painter, sculptor. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

Florentine School.

Credi's date of birth has been established from a tax declaration made by his mother between 1480 and 1481, which states that he was 21 years old. There is also an inscription on the back of the self-portrait in the Widener Collection in Philadelphia, which gives his age as 32 in 1488. However, this inscription comes later and should be given less credence....

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Please subscribe to access the full content.