Reference Entry

BRIZZI, Francesco (1574 - 1623), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRIZZI, Francesco (1574 - 1623), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

Show Summary Details


Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1574, in Bologna; died 1623, in Bologna.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects.

Brizzi was a pupil of Passerotti and later he worked at the academy of Lodovico Carraci. He received advice on engraving from Agostino Carracci and executed one of his plates. Francesco Brizzi was one of the most ardent followers of Lodovico as well as being

Reference Entry.  277 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.