Berlinghiero Berlinghieri
Berlinghiero Berlinghieri, also known as Berlinghiero of Lucca, (fl.
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 1228 – before 1236) was an Italian painter of the early thirteenth century. He was the father of the painters Barone Berlinghieri
Barone Berlinghieri
Barone Berlinghieri was an Italian painter. He was the son of Berlingherus from Milan who was still living in 1250. He executed several painted crucifixes; among others one for the Pieve of Casabasciano in 1254; and another in 1284 for Sant' Alessandro Maggiore at Lucca. He was the brother of...

, Bonaventura Berlinghieri
Bonaventura Berlinghieri
Bonaventura Berlinghieri was an Italian painter from Lucca, Italy, of the Gothic period. He was the son of painter Berlinghiero Berlinghieri. He painted several panels and wall-paintings at Lucca, in 1235 and 1244. He is most famous for an altarpiece dedicated to the life of Francis of Assisi. This...

, and Marco Berlinghieri
Marco Berlinghieri
Marco Berlinghieri was an Italian medieval miniature painter and book illuminator, executed an illuminated Bible, finished in 1250. He was the son of Berlinghiero Berlinghieri and the brother of Barone and Bonaventura Berlinghieri....

. His actual name is unknown, as he is only known from the inscription "Berlingerius me pinxit" on the crucifix which is the basis of attributing other works to him.

His style was Romanesque
Romanesque art
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, mainly line-based, with Byzantine influences. He is considered to be one of the main artists of the Tuscan
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 art of the period. Works by Berlinghieri can be found at the San Matteo National Museum in Pisa
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, the Museo nazionale di Villa Guinigi in Lucca, the North Carolina Museum of Art
North Carolina Museum of Art
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 in Raleigh
Raleigh, North Carolina
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, the Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland Museum of Art
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, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art
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 in New York City
New York City
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