Ortolano

before 1487 - after 1524
His name was Giovanni Battista Benvenuti; he was called L'Ortolano (the kitchen-gardener). He was recorded in Ferrara in 1512, 1520 and 1524. His style is close to that of Garofalo. There are no signed or dated works, and a group of works are attributed to him on the basis of style. 'Saints Sebastian, Roch and Demetrius' was attributed to him as early as 1621.

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