Ridolphus (Ital Ridolfi), Claudio
Ridolphus (Ital. Ridolfi), Claudio, a painter of the Venetian school, was born at Verona in 1574. He was descended from a noble family, and in his youth made great progress in his art. He worked in Verona, Urbino, and other cities of Italy. He died in 1644. The works of Ridolphus show a purity of design and simplicity of composition which are seldom found in the works of the Venetian school. Among his best are. Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple: — The Assumption: — a Virgin, and several Saints. See Bumassuti, Guida di Verona.