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CANTAGALLINA, Remigio (1582 - 1655), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CANTAGALLINA, Remigio (1582 - 1655), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1582 or 1583, in Florence; died after 1655, in Florence.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Scenes with figures, landscapes.

[not available online]Cantagallina studied painting with the Carracci family, but did not excel in the medium. He studied engraving under Giulio Parigi, and later taught Callot and Stefano della Bella. He is best known for his Return of Tobias, Christ and

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