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CELESTI, Andrea (1637 - 1700), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CELESTI, Andrea (1637 - 1700), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1637, in Venice; died 1700, in Venice, according to Lanzi, in 1706 according to Bryan's Dictionary, in 1712 according to other sources.

Painter, draughtsman. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

Andrea Celesti was a pupil of Matteo Ponzoni and then of Sebastiano Mazzoni. He produced works for a number of churches in Venice, Treviso, Brescia, Verona and Vicenza. Among

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