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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Giorgione

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E . Great George), the sobriquet given to Giorgio Barbarella, one of the early masters of the Venetian school, born near Castelfranco, in the NE. of Italy; at Venice he studied under Giovanni Bellini, and had Titian as a fellow-pupil; his portraits are among the finest of the Italian school, and exhibit a freshness of colour and conception and a firmness of touch unsurpassed in his day; his works deal chiefly with scriptural and pastoral scenes, and include a "Holy Family" in the Louvre, "Virgin and Child" in Venice, and "Moses Rescued" (1447-1511).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Giorgione'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/g/giorgione.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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