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CONCA, Sebastiano (<i>died</i> 1764), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CONCA, Sebastiano (died 1764), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1676 according to Mariette and Lanzi, in Gaete (Lazio), in 1679 according to Bryan's Dictionary, in 1680 according to Domenico; died 1764, in Naples.

Painter, draughtsman. Mythological subjects, religious subjects, battles, portraits.

[not available online]After studying with Solimena in Naples, Conca left for Rome in 1706 to study the city's masterpieces. He finally settled there with his brother Giovanni, and

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