Lotto

Lotto

[lot-oh]
Lotto, Lorenzo, c.1480-1556, Venetian painter. His work reflects the influence of several great contemporaries from Bellini to Titian, but preserves throughout a fine sensibility and intimacy quite his own. Notable among his early works are St. Jerome (Louvre); the fresco Annunciation (Church of San Domenico, Recanati, Italy); and Madonna and Saints (cathedral, Asolo, Italy). Of a later period are Bridal Couple (Prado); Christ and the Adulteress (Louvre); and portraits in the galleries of London, Milan, Rome, and Vienna. After 1554 Lotto lived with the monks of the sanctuary at Loreto, where his Presentation in the Temple remains. He is represented in numerous American collections including the Philadelphia Museum; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; and the Metropolitan Museum.

See study by B. Berenson (1955).

Lotto can refer to the following:

  • Lottery, a form of gambling; lottery refers to a game, or collection of games, while certain specific games have lotto as (part of) the name
    • For various lotteries and lottery games with Lotto in the name, see Lotteries
  • Lotto carpet, a carpet having a lacy arabesque pattern
  • Lotto Sport Italia, an Italian sports apparel manufacturer
  • Lotto (cycling team), a Belgian cycling team
  • Lorenzo Lotto, an Italian painter active during the Renaissance

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