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Modern scholarship locates Dosso Dossi's birth around 1486 in the province of Mirandola, near Mantua. His actual name was Giovanni Francesco di Luteri. He is first documented as having carried out a large picture commission in 1512. Scholars have suggested that he lived in Venice for some years, before eventually settling in the Emilian town of Ferrara in 1513. Apart from working trips that took him to Venice, Moderna, Mantua, Pesaro, Trent and probably also Rome,  (showing 500 of 1455 characters).