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CRESPI, Daniele (1598 - 1630), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CRESPI, Daniele (1598 - 1630), Painter

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1598, in Busto Arsizio near Milan; died 1630, in Milan.


[not available online]Daniele Crespi, one of his century's greatest painters, developed a highly individual style after studying with G.-B. Crespi (known as Il Cerano), and Giulio Cesare Procaccini. His work was clearly influenced by the Carracci, notably in his use of colour. Crespi is often praised for his naturalistic compositions, and

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