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BENEFIAL, Marco (1684 - 1764), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BENEFIAL, Marco (1684 - 1764), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 25 April 1684, in Rome; died 9 April 1764, in Rome.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits.

Bolognese School.

Benefial is thought to have made his debut with a painting entitled St Philip Neri in Celestial Glory, a work that was refused by the Pantheon Exhibition and exhibited instead in the window of a nearby apothecary's shop. Having difficulty

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