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CESIO, Carlo (1626 - 1686), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CESIO, Carlo (1626 - 1686), Painter, engraver

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1626, in Antrodoco; died 1686, in Rieti.

Painter, engraver.

One of the most talented pupils of the Roman painter Pietra da Cortona. He came to Rome at a young age, and left the city only shortly before his death. He is best known for a Judgement of Solomon painted for the Palazzo del Quirinale, and a series of paintings in Roman

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