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CANTI, Giovanni (1653 - 1716), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CANTI, Giovanni (1653 - 1716), Painter

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1653, in Parma; died 1716, in Mantua.

Painter. Religious subjects, battles, landscapes.

Pupil of Francisco Monti in Brescia. He lived mainly in Mantua, where his followers included Francesco Rainieri. He painted altarpieces for churches in Mantua, landscapes and battle scenes.

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