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BAGLIONE, Giovanni (1571 - 1644), Painter, fresco artist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BAGLIONE, Giovanni (1571 - 1644), Painter, fresco artist, engraver, draughtsman

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1571, in Rome; died 1644, in Rome.

Painter, fresco artist, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits.

Giovanni Baglione worked in Rome and Naples and studied under Francesco Morelli and also with Cavaliere d'Arpino and Amerighi. His nickname, Il Sordo del Barozzo, translates as 'the deaf man of Barozzo'.

Among his most important works are the frescoes he

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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