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BENVENUTI, Pietro (1769 - 1844), Painter, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BENVENUTI, Pietro (1769 - 1844), Painter, fresco artist

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Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1769, in Arezzo (Tuscany); died 1844, in Florence.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects, portraits.

Studied in Rome under Cavallini and Lapis. In 1803, Elise Baciocchi Bonaparte, the then regent of Tuscany, appointed him professor at the Florence academy. Pietro Benvenuti was a close friend of Antonio Canova and also taught a large number of artists who subsequently made

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