PELLEGRINO DA SAN DANIELE
(b. 1467, San Daniele del Friuli, d. 1547, Udine)

Biography

Italian painter, originally Martino da Udine. In spite of his name, he probably was born in Udine. He was the most important painter in Friuli in his days; he received many commissions in this region. His masterpiece is the fresco decoration of the church of S. Antonio Abate in San Daniele. Due to its fame it is called the "Sistine Chapel of Friuli".



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