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  • Bartolommeo, Fra Originally Bartolommeo di Pagolo del Fattorino. 1475?-1517. Italian painter of the Florentine school whose works include The Vision of Saint Bernard (1500-1507) and Madonna della Misericordia (1515).


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  • It claims that circumstantial evidence the lack of any mention of Giovanni's birth in the records of the Florentine Verrazzanos and the marriage of a certain Giovanna to Allessandro di Bartolommeo da Verrazzano in 1480 at Lyon points to Lyon as Giovanni's probable birthplace.

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  • Meeting him in the corridor, which leads to the chambers of the Signory, they took a few turns together discoursing of his office, when being close to the door of the apartments in which the assassins were concealed, Bartolommeo gave them the signal, upon which they rushed out, and finding

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  • Bartolommeo having therefore resolved to murder him, concealed in his own apartment at the palace several young men, all armed; and Baldaccio, entering the piazza, whither it was his daily custom to come, to confer with the magistrates concerning his command, the Gonfalonier sent for him, and he, without any suspicion, obeyed.

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  • Bartolommeo were extreme, so that of all things he wished to avenge himself, thinking, with the death of his accuser, to efface the stain upon his character.

    The History of Florence

  • Analogous ideas were expressed by Matteo Palmieri in his work Della vita civile (ca. 1440) and Bartolommeo de 'Sacchi in De optimo cive.


  • Florence in 1488 by Bartolommeo di Libri, and in three of his subsequent books, once at Rome early in the 16th century, after which it disappears altogether.

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  • He visited Cremona about the period when his father died; in which year he appears to have acted as god-father at the christening of his brother Joseph's son Bartolommeo.

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  • Bartolommeo, and the beautiful fresco by Angelico.

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  • Bartolommeo della Porta (d. 1517), the best collection of whose works is in this convent.

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  • I do not agree with Vischer in seeing the hand of Bartolommeo della Gatta in the angels.

    Luca Signorelli


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