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Vincenzo Foppa - Italian Artist From Art History

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Historical Artist - Vincenzo Foppa (1430 - 1516)

Vincenzo Foppa was born near Brescia and worked there for sometime before training in Padua. The height o his career however was achieved while Foppa was in Pavia and Milan. He was the leading painter of the Lombard School until Leonardo da Vinci arrived in Milan in 1481. His style shows affinities to Andrea del Castagno and Carlo Crivelli. Vasari claimed he had trained in Padua, where he may have been strongly influenced by Mantegna. During his lifetime, he was highly acclaimed, especially for his skill in perspective and foreshortening.

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