Baroccio (or Barocci), Fiori Federigo Dí uRbano

Baroccio (Or Barocci), Fiori Federigo Dí Urbano, an eminent Italian painter, was born at Urbino in 1528. He studied under Battista Veneziano until he was twenty years of age, then went to Rome, and was invited by cardinal della Rovere into his palace, where he executed some fresco paintings. During the pontificate of Gregory XIII he returned to Rome, and painted two fine pictures for. the Chiesa Nuova, representing the Visitation of the Virgin to Elizabeth and the Presentation in the

Temple, which are. thought his greatest efforts. He died in 1612. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.

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