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Cosme Tura (1430-1495 ) was an Italian early-Renaissance (or Quattrocento) painter and considered one of the founders of the School of Ferrara.Born in Ferrara, he was a student of Francesco Squarcione of Padua. Later he obtained patronage from both Dukes Borso and Ercole I d'Este. By 1460, he was stipended by the Ferrarese Court. His pupils include Francesco del Cossa and Francesco Bianchi. He appears influenced by Mantegna's and Piero della Francesca's quattrocento styles.   more from wikipedia »