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[per-oo-jee-noh; Italian pe-roo-jee-naw]
  1. Pietro Vannucci, 1446–1524, Italian painter.
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Related formsPe·ru·gin·esque [puh-roo-juh-nesk, per-oo-] /pəˌru dʒəˈnɛsk, ˌpɛr u-/, adjective
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Historical Examples of perugino

  • Raphael's first independent works (about 1500) are entirely in Perugino's style.

    Six Centuries of Painting

    Randall Davies

  • But we all voted Perugino was detestable, and would none of him.

  • It is what my master, Perugino, strove for but never attained.

    Romance of Roman Villas

    Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney

  • Perugino's influence, however, if not his hand, is sufficiently obvious.

  • Few of them were religious men; several of them, like Perugino, were freethinkers.

    Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2

    Francis Marion Crawford

British Dictionary definitions for perugino


  1. Il (il), real name Pietro Vannucci. 1446–1523, Italian painter; master of Raphael. His works include the fresco Christ giving the Keys to Peter in the Sistine Chapel, Rome
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