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(b Ferrara, c.1450; d Ferrara, May/June 1496). Italian painter, active mainly in Ferrara. He succeeded Tura as court painter to the Este in 1486, but little is known of his life. Earlier he appears to have assisted Cossa for some years, and with Cossa and Tura he ranks as the leading artist of the 15th-century Ferrarese School. His only surviving documented painting is the altarpiece with a Madonna Enthroned with Saints (1480) painted for S.

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