[ per-oo-jee-noh; Italian pe-roo-jee-naw ]

  1. Pietro Vannucci, 1446–1524, Italian painter.

Other words from Perugino

  • Pe·ru·gin·esque [puh-roo-juh-nesk, per-oo-], /pəˌru dʒəˈnɛsk, ˌpɛr u-/, adjective

Words Nearby Perugino Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Perugino in a sentence

  • The Assumption was painted at Vallombrosa late in the year 1500, and is a fine piece of work in Perugino's more mannered style.

  • How often in our day has Perugino been accused of insincerity, yet it was not so long ago when he lived.

  • He seems to me to be more limited even than Perugino; but he is a faithful, painstaking painter, with a religious spirit.

  • This accusation has been disproved by later writers in so far as the early life of Perugino is concerned.

    The Story of Perugia | Margaret Symonds
  • In the same room there are two big pictures by Bartolomeo Caporali, who was a pupil of Perugino.

    The Story of Perugia | Margaret Symonds

British Dictionary definitions for Perugino


/ (Italian peruˈdʒino) /

  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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