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BALESTRA, Antonio (1666 - 1740), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BALESTRA, Antonio (1666 - 1740), Painter, engraver

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 12 July 1666, in Verona; died 21 April 1740, in Verona.

Painter, engraver (burin). Mythological subjects, religious subjects, portraits.

Venetian School.

[not available online]Trained in the workshops of Giovanni Zeffio in Verona, Antoni Belluci in Bologna and Carlo Maratti in Rome, but worked predominantly in Venice, where he painted extensively for various churches. He also painted for churches

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