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CALETTI, Giuseppe (1600 - 1660), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CALETTI, Giuseppe (1600 - 1660), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1600, in Ferrara; died c. 1660.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

According to Lanzi, Caletti was initially a pupil and follower of the Carracci family, but later worked after Dosso Dossi and Titian. His drawing and colour closely resemble those of the Venetian master Vecellio, to whom experts have sometimes attributed his works. Caletti himself seems

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