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BOTTANI, Giuseppe (1717 - 1784), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOTTANI, Giuseppe (1717 - 1784), Painter

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1717, in Cremona; died 17 September 1784 or or, in Mantua.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes.

A pupil of Meucci and Pugliuschi, in Florence. Bottani went to Rome around 1740, where he was influenced by and worked under Agostino Masucci. He eventually settled in Mantua, where he was appointed Director of the academy in 1769; he also established a school of

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