Alberti, Cherubino (1553-1615)

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Cherubino Alberti (pictured), Italian painter and engraver, was born in Borgo Sansepolcro in 1553 and died in Rome in 1615. His formation took place in late Florentine and Roman mannerist environment. He frescoed the Sala Clementina in Vatican and the Sacristy of St John Lateran (Rome) in collaboration with his brother Giovanni, as well as other numerous Roman churches and palaces. As an engraver he left some good views of the Farnesina (Rome).

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