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CARO, Baldassare de (1689 - 1750), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CARO, Baldassare de (1689 - 1750), Painter

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1689, in Naples; died c. 1750 or 1760.

Painter. Hunting scenes, landscapes with figures, animals, still-lifes (game), flowers.

[not available online]Active in the first half of the 18th century. Pupil of A. Belvedere. Initially a flower painter, he later concentrated on animal subjects, particularly dead game.

Reference Entry.  642 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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