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(b Venice, c.1460; d Venice, 1525/6). Venetian painter. His life is poorly documented, and it is not known with whom he trained, but it is generally agreed that the chief influence on his work was Gentile Bellini. This is especially evident in the first of the two great cycles of paintings that are his chief claim to fame—the scenes from the life of St Ursula, executed in the 1490s for the Scuola di S.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)