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CASANOVA, Francesco Giuseppe (1727 - 1802), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CASANOVA, Francesco Giuseppe (1727 - 1802), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1727, in London; died 1802, in Brühl, near Vienna.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver. Battles, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes, animals. Designs for tapestries.

Brother of the infamous adventurer and lover Giacomo Casanova, Francesco was a pupil of Guardi in Venice, and of Francesco Simonini in Florence, where he studied works by Borgognone. After several years of study, during which

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