Udine, Giovanni Da
Udine, Giovanni da an Italian painter (whose family name is variously called Manni, Nianni [contractions of Giovanni], and Ricamatore), was born at Udine probably in 1489. He became a pupil and afterwards all assistant of Raphael. On the sacking of Rome he fled to his native city; was afterwards engaged by the Medici in Florence; and returned to Rome in the pontificate of Pius IV, where he died, 1561. He painted The Holy Virgin and Infant Christ, at Udine; and two Scripture Histories, in the archiepiscopal palace, Udine. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of Fine Arts, s.v.