Amato, Giovanni Antonio d'
Amato, Giovanni Antonio d'(jōvän`nē äntô`nyō dämä`tō), 1475–1555, Neapolitan painter, called Il Vecchio [the elder]. He imitated the style of PeruginoPerugino
, c.1445–1523?, Umbrian painter, b. near Perugia. His real name was Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci. Perugino is, after Raphael, the greatest painter of the Umbrian school.
..... Click the link for more information. . Paintings by him are in many churches in Naples, among them the Holy Family in a chapel of San Domenico Maggiore.
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