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BIBIENA, Francesco (1659 - 1739), Painter, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BIBIENA, Francesco (1659 - 1739), Painter, architect

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 12 December 1659, in Bologna; died 20 January 1739, in Bologna.

Painter, architect. Religious subjects.

Son of Giovanni Maria Bibiena, Francesco Bibiena first studied under Pasinelli, then under Cignani. His artistic career began around 1679. In 1682 he settled in Piacenza, where he painted in the ducal palace. He then moved to Parma, where he worked on the

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