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Vittore Carpaccio

 (1450 - 1522)
Vittore Carpaccio was active/lived in Italy.  Vittore Carpaccio is known for painting, scenes of Venice.

Biography   Vittore Carpaccio


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Vittore Carpaccio was born in Venice between 1450 and 1455. He was a painter whose contribution as painter-chronicler of Venice is outstanding.  As a young man, he may have traveled to Dalmatia and the Near East. Thereafter it is easy to follow his career because of his fondness for painting dated 'cartellini' (little cards) on his canvasses.  His stylistic outlook varied little throughout his career.  His early style was without any doubt influenced by Gentile Bellini.  He painted many scenes of local views; he was also interested in portraiture.  He learned a sense of tonal color and of color harmonies from Giovanni Bellini and Antonello de Messina.

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THE LAMENTATION, WITH THE MADONNA AND SAINTS JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA AND JOHN THE EVANGELIST
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