Clovio, Giulio, 1498-1578

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1498
Death 1578-01-05
Croatians

Biographical notes:

The Italian illuminator, miniaturist and painter Giulio Clovio was born in Croatia. At 18 years he came to Italy to study art. In 1540 entered the service of cardinal Allessandro Farnese. In 1556 Clovio spent a period in Parma with the cardinal's brother Ottavio, Duke of Parma, and his wife Margaret of Austria, then returned to the cardinal's household in Rome, where he remained up to his death.

From the description of Letter to Margaret of Austria, 1561 Sept. 12. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81181223

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http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6n01c30
Ark ID:
w6n01c30
SNAC ID:
51629949

Subjects:

  • Miniature painters--Correspondence
  • Artists--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Illuminator

Places:

  • Italy (as recorded)