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CASOLANO, Alessandro (1552 - 1606), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CASOLANO, Alessandro (1552 - 1606), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1552, in Siena; died 1606.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects.

[not available online]Alessandro Casolano studied in Rome and Siena, under Arcangelo Salimbeni and Roncalli. His masters brought out his talent without exerting undue influence on his style, although the style of Roncalli is discernible in some of Casolano's works. He travelled abroad, and also spent a few years in Pavia,

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