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Valerio Profondavalle, or Valerio Diependale, (born 1533 – circa 1600) was a Flemish historical painter of the Renaissance period, born in Leuven, but active in Italy. He lived for some time at Florence, and afterwards settled at Milan. His daughter, Prudenzia, painted still-life and historical subjects. Their real name was Diependale, and they belonged to a famous glass-painting family in Leuven of the 15th and 16th centuries.[1]


  • Bryan, Michael (1889). Walter Armstrong & Robert Edmund Graves (ed.). Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical (Volume II L-Z). York St. #4, Covent Garden, London; Original from Fogg Library, Digitized 18 May 2007: George Bell and Sons. p. 325.
  1. ^ Dizionario biografico universal, By Gottardo Garollo, 1907, page 683.