Marco Cardisco

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Adoration of the Magi, Museo Civico di Castel Nuovo, Naples

Marco Cardisco, also known as Marco Calabrese, (Born in Tiriolo c.1486 – c.1542) was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period, active mainly in Naples during 1508–1542.


He was a pupil of the painter and decorator Polidoro da Caravaggio, and influenced by Andrea da Salerno He painted at Sant' Agostino at Aversa. Among his pupils were the painter Pietro Negroni and Giovanni Filippo Crescione. He is also known as Marco Calabrese, because he was born in Calabria.


  • Bryan, Michael (1886). Robert Edmund Graves (ed.). Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical. Vol. I: A-K. London: George Bell and Sons. p. 231.

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