(b. ca. 1465, Milano, d. 1530, Milano)


Bartolomeo Suardi, called Bramantino, Milanese painter and architect, a follower of Bramante, from whom he takes his nickname. He was appointed court painter and architect to Duke Francesco II Sforza in 1525. His style as a painter is complex and eclectic, drawing on Piero della Francesca and Leonardo as well as Bramante.