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Learn More about Perugia’s Most Famous Artist

How did Corso Vannucci get its name?


When he wasn’t decorating the walls of the Sistine Chapel, Pietro Vannucci — better known as the Renaissance painter Perugino — spent his time in Perugia. 

Perugino was born in Citta’ della Pieve, a small Umbrian town about an hour’s drive from Perugia. 

Read more about the city and Perugino’s life here. 

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