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BIBIENA, Alessandro (1687 - 1769), Painter, decorative designer, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BIBIENA, Alessandro (1687 - 1769), Painter, decorative designer, architect

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1687, in Parma; died before 1769, in Mannheim.

Painter, decorative designer, architect.

Eldest son of Ferdinando Bibiena, Alessandro Bibiena is recorded as being retained at the court of the Palatine Elector Charles Philip in 1719 as superintendent of works. He was ennobled in 1740. He worked on the north wing of the castle and the Mannheim Theatre (both destroyed by

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