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CERQUOZZI, Michelangelo (1602 - 1660), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CERQUOZZI, Michelangelo (1602 - 1660), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 2 February 1602, in Rome, in 1608 according to Baldinuccià; died 6 April 1660.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, military subjects, battles, genre scenes, still-lifes, flowers, fruit.

[not available online]Cerquozzi's preferred genres are acknowledged in his familiar 'nicknames' of delle Battaglie and delle Bambocciate (namely battles and scenes of low life). He trained in his youth with Cavaliere

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