Francesco Primaticcio - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Francesco Primaticcio

Place: Bologna

Born: 1504

Death: 1570

Nationality: Italy


Francesco Primaticcio (April 30, 1504 – 1570) was an Italian Mannerist painter, architect and sculptor who spent most of his career in France. Born in Bologna, he trained under Giulio Romano in Mantua and became a pupil of Innocenzo da Imola, executing decorations at the Palazzo Te before securing a position in the court of Francis I of France in 1...