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Alvise Cornaro

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  1. an Italian patron of arts, also remembered for his four books of Discorsi (published 1583-95) about the secrets to living long and well with measure and sobriety

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  2. born 1484

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  3. died on May 8, 1566

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  4. Born in Padua, the son of an innkeeper of a modest branch of the noble Cornaro family of Venice, a connection he was at pains to prove, Cornaro expanded a modest stake from his mother's brother into a fortune based on his entrepreneurial skills, espe

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  5. As a patron, Cornaro sat to Tintoretto for his portrait and guided the career of the Veronese artist-architect Giovanni Maria Falconetto, whose Loggia Cornaro (1524) for Alvise's garden was the first fully Renaissance building in the Veneto

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