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Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci (Perugino)
(1446 - 1523)
||Born in Cittą della Pieve, Umbria|
||Enrolled as a painter in the fraternity of St Luke in Florence|
||Goes to Florence, where he was the comrade of Leonardo in Verrocchio's studio|
||Commissioned to paint a series of frescoes in the Sistine Chapel of the Vatican|
||Becomes the 'honourable citizen of Perugia'|
||Settles in Florence|
||Maintains workshops in Florence and Perugia|
||Raphael joins his studio as a student|
||Dies in Fontignano, Perugia in February of 'the pest'|