Galeazzo Campi

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Galeazzo Campi, painted by his son Giulio

Galeazzo Campi (1475/1477 – 1536) was an Italian painter of the Renaissance from Cremona. He was a pupil of Boccaccio Boccaccinis . His representation was rather rigid, but careful. His landscapes show influences of Perugino and Giovanni Bellini.

Campi was the head of an artist family, existing in the middle and end of 16th Century who lived in Cremona and left numerous works of art. His three sons, Giulio Campi, Antonio Campi and Vincenzo Campi are historically noteworthy. The painters Tommaso Aleni was said to be a pupil. Among his contemporaries in Cremona were Antonio Cigognini, Francesco Casella, Galeazzo Pesenti (Il Sabbioneta), Lattanzio da Cremona, Nicolo da Cremona, Giovanni Battista Zupelli, and Giovanni Francesco Bembo.[1]

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  1. ^ The schools of Lombardy, Mantua, Modena, Parma, Cremona, and Milan. (1826), by Luigi Lanzi, translated by Thomas Roscoe, pages 159-160.