Clovio, Giulio, 1498-1578

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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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associatedWith Caro, Annibal, 1507-1566. person
associatedWith Cassius Dio Cocceianus. person
associatedWith Farnese, Alessandro, 1520-1589 person
associatedWith Farnese family family
correspondedWith Margaret, of Austria, Duchess of Parma, 1522-1586 person
associatedWith Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Italy
Subject
Miniature painters--Correspondence
Artists--Correspondence
Occupation
Illuminator
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Birth 1498

Death 1578-01-05

Croatians

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