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Farinati P; S. Giovanni Evangelista - 350


Venetian painter and engraver, probably also a sculptor and architect. Son of Lucia Bonato and of the painter Giovanni Battista di Cristoforo, who was probably Paolo's first teacher. According to Vasari, he completed his apprenticeship with the painter Nicola Giolfino, the main exponent of a...

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Brizio F; La Madonna della scodella - 350

BRIZIO Francesco

Son of Giovanni Ludovico and Orsolina Pizziroldi was born in Bologna around 1574. Initially he began his career as a shoemaker, but soon, seconded in his artistic tendencies by his stepfather, he became a pupil of the Bolognese painter Bartolomeo Passarotti. Subsequently he was first...

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Baccio Baldini; L'inferno - 350


Information on the life and works of Baccio Baldini are scarce and often uncertain. The most concrete reference is perhaps the one that Vasari gave us: about the 'Life of Marcantonio Bolognese', he describes Baccio as a student of Maso Finiguerra and his successor in...

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Piranesi F; Temple de Junon - 350

PIRANESI Francesco

Italian architect and engraver, son of the great engraver Giovanni Battista Piranesi and Angela Pasquini, daughter of the gardener of Prince Corsini. From his father he learnt the art of engraving and, as soon as he reached the right age, he worked like other workshop helpers,...

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