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CONTARINI, Giovanni (1549 - 1604), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CONTARINI, Giovanni (1549 - 1604), Painter

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1549, in Venice; died c. 1604.

Painter. Mythological subjects, religious subjects, portraits.

Venetian School, Prague School.

Giovanni Contarino taught himself to paint by studying the works of Titian and Tintoretto. He often worked alongside Malombra, most notably on the decorations for the church of S Francisco di Paolo fuori Porta Capuana, where he painted a Resurrection and some other cheerful and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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