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CIGNANI, Carlo (1628 - 1719), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CIGNANI, Carlo (1628 - 1719), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 15 May 1628, in Bologna; died 6 September 1719, in Forlì.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects. Frescoes.

Bolognese School.

[not available online]A member of a noble Bolognese family, his first attempts in painting were copies of works in his father's collection. He was a pupil of Giambattista Cairo and later of Francesco Albani, for whom he subsequently

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