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BORZONE, Luciano (1590 - 1645), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BORZONE, Luciano (1590 - 1645), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1590, in Genoa; died 1645, in Genoa.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes.

Pupil of Filippo Bertolotto (his uncle) and Cesare Corte. According to the 18th-century Italian art historian Luigi Lanzi, his best works are to be seen in the church of S Spirito - notably the Baptism of Christ. Other notable works include

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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