Bernardino de' Conti

Beatrice d'Este, The Duchess of Milan (fragment), c. 1500

Bernardino de' Conti, an Italian painter mainly of portraits and to a lesser extent, religious compositions.

He is said to have been born at Pavia in the latter part of the 15th century as the son of an obscure painter. He died in 1525.[1] He was a follower of Zenale, but little is known of his life or works. The following paintings, however, are preserved:

Portrait of a man, now in the Uffizi in Florence


This article incorporates text from the article "DEI CONTI, Bernardino" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.

  1. Garollo, Gottardo (1907). Ulrico Hoepli, ed. Dizionario biografico universale. Editore Libraio della Real Casa, Milan. p. 571.

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