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(Italian bartolomˈmeo)
(Biography) Fra. original name Baccio della Porta. 1472–1517, Italian painter of the Florentine school, noted for his austere religious works


(bɑrˌtɒl əˈmeɪ oʊ)

Fra, (Baccio della Porta), 1475–1517, Italian painter.
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Piero presents an interesting case study of an artist who was very well-respected in his day, or else he wouldn't have had pupils like Fra Bartolomeo and Andrea del Sarto," Townsend said.
The Adoration of the Christ Child (left) in Rome's Galleria Borghese has for decades been attributed to Fra Bartolomeo, but scholars have never been confident of authorship.
As the author examines the work of twelve painters, Perugino, Leonardo, Hero di Cosimo, Michelangelo, Fra Bartolomeo, Ridolfo Ghirlandaio, Andrea del Sarto, Franciabigio, Rosso Fiorentino, Pontormo, Salviati, and Vasari, he observes a dichotomy of style between innovative and conservative painters.
He did, however, respond creatively to a wide range of other artists, from Boccaccio Boccaccino and Lorenzo Costa in his early career, to Fra Bartolomeo in the second decade, and to Giulio Romano in the 1530s and 40s--and even to Durer and Rogier van der Weyden.