Clovio, Giulio Giorgio
Clovio, Giulio Giorgio (called Il Macedone), a very eminent miniature painter of Croatia, was born in 1498. He was educated for the Church, but was discharged from the priesthood by a dispensation from the pope. After learning the elements of design in his own country, he visited Rome and entered the ' school of Giulio Romano. He executed an immense number of works, which are highly valued. The most celebrated are The Procession of Corpus Doing-
at, at Rome, painted in twenty-six pictures; and at Milan, in the Cistercian convent, a Descent from the Cross. He died in 1578. See Chalmers, Biographical Dictionary, s.v.; Spooner, Biographical History of the Fine Arts, s.v.