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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tintoretto,
 
the historical painter. So called because his father was a dyer (tintore). His real name was Jacopo Robusti. He was nicknamed Il Furioso, from the rapidity of his productions. (1512–1594.)   1
 


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