Dosso Dossi (Italian. Dosso Dossi, strictly ital. Giovanni di Niccolò de Luteri, CA. 1490, Mantua — 1542, Ferrara) was an Italian painter and engraver.
He studied with K. Costa and the workshop of Giorgione, was formed under the influence of Venetian masters. Worked with Bellini, Titian, Romanino. C 1516 — official painter of the Ferrarese court. Almost all life spent in the service of the Dukes of este, Alfonso I, Ercole II, where he studied not only painting, but performed diplomatic missions. In 1520, with his brother visited Rome and met with .Rafael. Then working on the altar for the cathedrals at Modena and Ferrara. In 1530-ies manifests himself as master of the landscape. One of the representatives of the school of Ferrara. Illustrated Ariosto left his portrait is mentioned in his poem "raging Roland".
Paintings "Archangel Michael", a Picture gallery, Dresden; "Saint George", Art gallery,Dresden; "Citea", CA. 1515, Galleria Borghese, Rome; "Landscape with figures of saints", the Pushkin Museum, Moscow; "Witchcraft", Galleria Pitti, Florence.