Antonio Alberti

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Antonio Alberti was an Italian painter, active mainly in the 15th century in his native city of Ferrara, as well as Bologna and Urbino.

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He painted portraits and sacred subjects. For the sacristy of the church of San Bernardino, outside Urbino, he painted a Madonna and Child enthroned (1439). He painted frescoes in the Bolognini chapel at San Petronio Basilica in Bologna, consisting of incidents from the Passion, Paradise, and Inferno . He painted frescoes of the Virgin and child between saints Benedict and Sebastian (1433) for the inner choir of Sant' Antonio Abate in Ferrara. He had a son of the same name, who was also an artist, living in 1550. Onofrio Gabrieli and Fra Carnovale were his pupils. His grandson was Timoteo della Vite.

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