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BOSSI, Giuseppe (1777 - 1815), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOSSI, Giuseppe (1777 - 1815), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 11 August 1777, in Busto Arsizio near Milan; died 9 December 1815, in Milan.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits.

Giuseppe Bossi travelled extensively, visiting Rome and Milan and studying the paintings of their schools. Upon his return, he was appointed secretary of the Milan academy and helped to found a school of anatomy and mosaics. Bossi mainly painted

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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