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CODAZZI, Viviano (1603 - 1672), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CODAZZI, Viviano (1603 - 1672), Painter

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1603, in Bergamo; died 1672, in Rome, in 1670 according to some sources.

Painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes, landscapes with figures, architectural views. Murals.

Viviano Codazzi lived in Rome from 1620 with a spell in Naples from 1634 to 1647. He instigated the 18th-century Venetian fashion for realistic landscape painting, and produced views of monuments with figures. He drew

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