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MANSUETI, Giovanni
(known 1485-1526 in Venice)

Miracle of the Relic of the Holy Cross in Campo San Lio (detail)

c. 1494
Tempera on canvas
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice

For his somewhat naive urbanscape, Mansueti may have borrowed not only from Gentile Bellini but also, to a lesser extent, from Carpaccio.