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CECCARINI, Sebastiano (1703 - 1783), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CECCARINI, Sebastiano (1703 - 1783), Painter

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1703, in Fano; died 1783, in Fano.

Painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes, portraits, still-lifes. Church decoration.

Sebastiano Ceccarini was a pupil of Francesco Mancini, with whom he travelled to Rome, where he was still recorded as active in 1741. In Rome he came into contact with the work of Guido Reni and Domenichino. He specialised in portraiture, notable examples being

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