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CREMONINI, Giovanni Battista (1550 - 1610), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CREMONINI, Giovanni Battista (1550 - 1610), Painter

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1550, in Cento (Emilia-Romagna); died 1610, in Bologna.

Painter. History painting. Decorative schemes.

Bolognese School.

Cremonini was particularly prolific in Bologna, where he opened a school. The talent of Guercino, Savonanzi and Fialetti were developed there. He painted for private individuals and for the churches in the city.

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