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CAPITELLI, Bernardino (1589 - 1639), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAPITELLI, Bernardino (1589 - 1639), Painter, engraver

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Siena and Rome.

Born 1589, in Siena; died 1639.

Painter, engraver (etching).

[not available online]A pupil of Casolani and, later, Manelli. Best known for the perfection and high finish of his drawings. Active in his native town, and in Rome, his most productive period was from 1622 to 1637.

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