Meaning of ABBATE, NICCOLO DELL' in English

ABBATE, NICCOLO DELL'

or Niccolo dell'Abate

born с 1512, Modena, Duchy of Modena

died 1571, Fontainebleau, Fr.

Italian painter.

He was trained in Modena and developed his mature style under the influence of his contemporaries Correggio and Parmigianino in Bologna (1544–52). There he painted portraits and decorated palaces with frescoes of landscapes and figure compositions in the Primaticcio at the Palace of Fontainebleau , where he executed immense murals (most now lost). He remained in France the rest of his life. His mythological landscapes were a principal source of the French Classical landscape tradition, and he was a precursor of Claude Lorrain and {{link=Poussin, Nicolas">Nicolas Poussin .

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