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BATONI, Pompeo Girolamo (1708 - 1787), Painter, miniaturist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BATONI, Pompeo Girolamo (1708 - 1787), Painter, miniaturist, draughtsman

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 25 January 1708, in Lucca; died 4 February 1787, in Rome.

Painter, miniaturist, draughtsman. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

[not available online]Worked initially as a goldsmith, like his father before him, then studied miniaturist techniques under Conca. The works of antiquity and of Raphael were a major source of inspiration. He exhibited at the 1783 Salon de la Correspondance

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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