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BARBIERI, Paolo Antonio (<i>died</i> 1649), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARBIERI, Paolo Antonio (died 1649), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born in Cento, 7 May 1603 according to Baruffaldi; died 1649, in Bologna.

Painter, draughtsman. Animals, birds, plants, landscapes, still-lifes (including flowers/fruit).

One of the most eminent of Italian still-life painters, although he also excelled at landscapes (in which his brother, Giovanni Francesco Barbieri called "Il Guercino", painted the human figures). Five paintings of flowers, fruit and animals (now in Modena) are

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