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CESI, Bartolomeo (1556 - 1620), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CESI, Bartolomeo (1556 - 1620), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1556 or 1557, in Bologna; died 1620 or 1629, in Bologna.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Bartolomeo Cesi's master was Giovanni-Francesco Bezzi, and he studied the works of Pellegrino Tibaldi. He worked for churches across Italy: in Imola, Bologna, Florence, Ferrara, Siena, Medina and Sassuolo.

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