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Orazio Alfani

Orazio Alfani was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period, active in both Palermo and Perugia.

He is sometimes referred to as Orazio di Domenico or di Paris Alfani. Born near Perugia, he first trained with his father, the painter Domenico Alfani. His work was also influenced by the Mannerist painters Rosso Fiorentino and Raffaellino del Colle. In 1539, he went to work at the Cathedral of Palermo in Sicily, returning to Perugia in 1544.N.N.: Alfani, Orazio, La Mia Umbria. In Italian. URL last accessed 2007-08-08. In 1573, he founded the Accademia del Disegno (Academy of Drawing) ...

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