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BALDI, Antonio (1692 - 1773), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BALDI, Antonio (1692 - 1773), Painter, engraver

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1692, in La Cava, near Naples; died c. 1773.

Painter, engraver (burin).

Studied painting under Francesco Solimena and engraving under Andrea Magliard. Antonio Baldi produced portraits of the Emperor Charles VI, King Don Carlos of Sicily, the doctor Nicolas Cyrillus, and Maria Aurelia Caracciola. Heinecken refers to the large number of engravings he made from works by Solimena and Guido Reni.

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