Ambrosius Benson (c. 1495/1500, in Ferrara or Milan – 1550, in Flanders) was an Italian painter who became a portion of the Northern Renaissance.
While many unshakable paintings have been attributed, there is very Tiny known of him from records, and he tended not to sign his work. He is believed to be answerable for mainly religious art, but after that painted portraits upon commission. He sometime painted from classical sources, often setting the figures in modern-dress, or a contemporary domestic setting. In his lifetime he was successful; he had a large workshop, his appear in was sold internationally and he was especially popular in Spain.
Benson became popular as a source for pastiche once 19th-century painters, who are sometimes known as the “followers of Benson”. In particular his many variations of the Magdalen and Sibilla Persica were other copied and became popular subsequently contemporary buyers.
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