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CAMBIASO, Luca (1527 - 1585), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAMBIASO, Luca (1527 - 1585), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active also active in Spain.

Born 1527, in Moneglia; died 1585, in Madrid.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects.

Genoese School.

[not available online]Luca Cambiaso received his early artistic training from his father, Giovanni Cambiaso, who encouraged him to study the drawings of Mantegna and the decorations at the Doria palace. By the age of 15

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