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CRESPI, Giuseppe Maria (1665 - 1747), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CRESPI, Giuseppe Maria (1665 - 1747), Painter, engraver

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 13 March 1665, in Bologna; died 16 July 1747, in Bologna.

Painter, engraver (burin/etching). Religious subjects.

Giuseppe Maria Crespi developed his highly personal style over long years of study, work and travel, which brought him into contact with several of the great masters of his period and enabled him to copy Antique, earlier Renaissance and 17th-century works (including Correggio,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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