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CIOCCHI, Giammaria, or Giovanni Maria (1660 - 1725), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CIOCCHI, Giammaria, or Giovanni Maria (1660 - 1725), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1660; died 1725.

Painter, draughtsman.

Son of Clemente, brother of the architect Michele, and the favourite pupil of P. Dandini. He spent a long period studying old masters in Bologna and Modena, and became well known as a portrait painter. He also painted frescoes, and was a writer and musician.

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