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Master of Gerona  

active:about 1260 - about 1290
Illuminator
Italian

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The anonymous Master of Gerona, who derives his name from his work on the illuminations in a Bible now in Gerona, Spain, was deeply influenced by Byzantine icon painting. In particular, like many of his Italian contemporaries, he was interested in the convincing depiction of three-dimensional objects in space, one of the innovative trends that led to the later Italian Renaissance style. The Master of Gerona was active between about 1260 and 1290 in Bologna, a university town with a thriving book trade.

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