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Cosimo Rosselli, Zanobi Machiavelli, Giusto di Andrea and Fra Diamante

  • Raimond van Marle

Abstract

Cosimo Rosselli (1) was born in 1439 in the via del Corncomero in Florence and in 1453 became one of the numerous students of Neri di Bicci whom he left however in 1456, that is to say the year Benozzo Gozzoli came to Florence and it is highly likely that during a certain length of time Cosimo worked with this artist.

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