Bramantino, Bartolomeo a Milanese painter, whose real name was Suardi, was a pupil of Bramante. He painted for the churches and public edifices of Milan. There are also some fine pictures by him in the Church of San Francesco. One of his best pictures, was the Dead Christ between the Marys, painted for the Church of San Sepolero; another fine work by him is the Descent of Christ into Purgatory. He flourished in the first part of the 16th century.