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Paolo Camillo Landriani

 Painting - The Birth Of The Virgin by Paolo Camillo Landriani

The Birth Of The Virgin

Paolo Camillo Landriani (c. 1560–1618) was an Italian painter of the late-Renaissance period, active mainly in Milan. He was known also as il Duchino for his habit of living in finery.[1]


Biography

He was a pupil of the painter Ottavio Semini from Genoa. His works in Milan include a Nativity for the Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio and several paintings in the Cathedral of Milan, including the decorations on the "Nivola", a sort of lift used in the cathedral in a yearly celebration of the "Holy Nail" relic. He also painted for Santa Maria della Passione. He died in Milan.


References

Le glorie dell'arte lombarda, by Luigi Malvezzi, page 253.

Farquhar, Maria (1855). Ralph Nicholson Wornum, ed. Biographical catalogue of the principal Italian painters. Woodfall & Kinder, Angel Court, Skinner Street, London; Digitized by Googlebooks from Oxford University copy on Jun 27, 2006. p. 81.

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