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IL BRONZINO

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 641 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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IL BRONZINO, the name given to ANGELO ALLORI (1502-1572), the Florentine painter. He became the favourite pupil of, J. da Pontormo. He painted the portraits of some of the most famous men of his day, such as Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio. Most of his best works are in Florence, but examples are in the National Gallery, London, and elsewhere.
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