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BISCAINO, Bartolommeo (1632 - 1657), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BISCAINO, Bartolommeo (1632 - 1657), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1632, in Genoa; died 1657, in Genoa, of the plague.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver. Mythological subjects, religious subjects.

[not available online]Bartolommeo Biscaino studied under his father Giovanni Andrea Biscaino and, later, under Valerio Castelli. He showed early brilliance and seemed on the threshold of a splendid career when he died prematurely at the age of 25. His engraved work recalls

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