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military personnel, noble, art collector, commissioner (person who orders works)
Alessandro Farnese was an important general under Emperor Philip II, who is mostly known for his successful campaign in the Low Countries. Besides, he acted as a patron of Netherlandish artists, such as Jacques Jonghelinck, Joost van Winghe and Otto van Veen (Meijer 1988).
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Italian
Born
Rome 1545-08-27
Deceased
Arras (France) 1592-12-03
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son of Ottavio Farnese and Margaret of Parma
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Creation date: 2019-03-15; Last modified date: 2022-04-07

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