Paolo (Veronese) Caliari
(1528 - 1588)
Paolo (Veronese) Caliari was active/lived in Italy. Paolo Caliari is known for religious painting, frescoes.
Biography Paolo (Veronese) Caliari
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An eminent painter of the Venetian school; born at Verona, 1528; died at Venice, 19 April, 1588, Paolo Caliari was the son of a sculptor, Gabriele Caliari, and was at first educated in his father's craft, but his taste was towards painting; and he entered the studio of Antonio Badile, a Veronese painter of some repute. His first works were executed at Verona, and at Mantua, and at Castelfranco. In the last-named place he decorated the Villa Soranzo with large frescoes.
He was summoned to Venice in 1555 and commissioned to decorate the ceiling of San Sebastiano, his work giving such satisfaction that he was further employed to paint an altar-piece and smaller works in the same church. In 1561 the historical painting
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