Bernardino India
Verona 1528 - 1590

Bernardino India was a pupil of Domenico Brusasorzi and was affected by the influence of the Emilian mannerism, especially of Parmigianino and Bertoja. He was a refined draftsman, several sheets of him are preserved, revealing his interest in decoration, often in the architectural sphere.
India was active mainly in Verona and Vicenza, both in churches and in villas and noble palaces; he collaborated with Michele Sanmicheli in Palazzo Canossa and with Palladio in Villa Poiana and Palazzo Thiene.