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COSTA, Francesco (1672 - 1740), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COSTA, Francesco (1672 - 1740), Painter, engraver

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1672, in Genoa; died 1740, in Genoa.

Painter, engraver.

Francesco studied under Antonio Hoffner and Gregorio de Ferrari. For over 20 years, he worked alongside his friend Giambattista Revello, often in collaboration with figure painters, for whose works he executed ornamental features, perspectives and other details.

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