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ANDREANI, Andrea (1560 - 1623), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ANDREANI, Andrea (1560 - 1623), Painter, engraver

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born c. 1560, in Mantua; died 1623.

Painter, engraver.

[not available online]There is disagreement about Andrea Andreani's date of birth. Some experts say 1540, others 1546. Brulliot gives it as 1560, which seems likely as his earliest known works date from 1584. Little is known about his painting but he appears to have worked as an engraver from the start of

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