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COZZA, Francesco (1605 - 1682), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COZZA, Francesco (1605 - 1682), Painter, engraver

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1605, in Stilo (Calabria); died 11 January 1682, in Rome.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes.

A follower and faithful companion of Domenichino, several of whose works he finished. According to Lanzi, he inherited his master's artistic principles rather than his elegance. He spent most of his life in Rome. A Virgin of the Ransom, painted for S Francesca

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