Ugo Da Carpi

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Place: Carpi

Born: 1470

Death: 1523

Nationality: Italy

Biography:

Ugo da Carpi (c. 1480 – c. 1532) was an Italian printmaker active between 1509 and 1532 in the cities of Venice, Rome and Bologna. He is renowned for his stylistic contributions to the chiaroscuro woodcut, a printmaking technique using blocks of different colours. Ugo claimed to be the first to use this technique, seeking a copyright first from the...

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