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Bartolommeo, Fra

(Baccio della Porta; 1475–1517). One of the principal painters of Florentine Renaissance. Came under influence of Savonarola in his youth and destroyed all except his religious paintings. Joined Dominican order 1500. Prior persuaded him to paint. Influenced by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Bellini, II Giorgione, Michelangelo.

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