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ALBANI, Francesco (1578 - 1660), Painter, fresco artist, decorative designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALBANI, Francesco (1578 - 1660), Painter, fresco artist, decorative designer

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 17 March 1578, in Bologna; died 4 October 1660, in Bologna.

Painter, fresco artist, decorative designer. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, landscapes with figures. Murals.

[not available online]The son of a silk merchant, Albani resisted parental pressure to pursue a career in commerce. From a very early age, he took a strong interest in the arts and, at the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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