BRUSASORCI, Domenico
(b. 1516, Verona, d. 1567, Verona)

Portrait of Pase Guarienti

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Oil on canvas
Museo di Castelvecchio, Verona

Brusasorci (actually Domenico del Riccio) was a representative of Veronese Proto-Mannerism, based on Raphael, Parmigianino, and Giulio Romano. Berenson refers to Domenico's "purely painterly" interpretation, which he still developed before the Venetians. He had a great influence on the Veronese School through his pupils Zelotti, India, and Paolo Farinati.