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CARAGLIO, Giovanni Jacopo (1500 - 1570), Engraver, goldsmith, medallist, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CARAGLIO, Giovanni Jacopo (1500 - 1570), Engraver, goldsmith, medallist, architect

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active also active in Poland.

Born c. 1500, probably in Verona; died 1570, near Parma.

Engraver, goldsmith, medallist, architect. Religious subjects.

[not available online]Giovanni Caraglio was one of the greatest engravers of his period and enjoyed a considerable reputation in Italy and abroad, particularly in Poland where he created medals for King Sigismond. When he returned to Italy he

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