Perugino (14461524)

Perugino, his proper name Vannucci, Italian painter, born near Perugia, whence his name; studied with Leonardo da Vinci at Florence, where he chiefly resided; was one of the teachers of Raphael, painted religious subjects, did frescoes for churches that have nearly all perished, a “Christ giving the Keys to Peter” being the best extant; Ruskin contrasts his work with Turner's; “in Turner's distinctive work,” he says, “colour is scarcely acknowledged unless under influence of sunshine ... wherever the sun is not, there is melancholy and evil,” but “in Perugino's distinctive work”—to whom he therefore gives “the captain's place over all”—“there is simply no darkness, no wrong. Every colour is lovely and every space is light; the world, the universe, is divine; all sadness is a part of harmony, and all gloom a part of light” (14461524).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Perugia * Peschiera
Persigny, Fialin, Duc de
Persius
Persius
Perth
Perth
Perthshire
Pertinax, Helvius
Perturbations
Peru
Perugia
Perugino
Peschiera
Peshawar
Peshito
Pessimism
Pestalozzi, Johann Heinrich
Pesth
Petalism
Petard
Petasus
Petchora

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