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CROCE, Baldassare (1563 - 1638), Painter, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CROCE, Baldassare (1563 - 1638), Painter, fresco artist

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1563, in Bologna; died 1638, in Rome.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects.

It is believed that Croce was the pupil of Bartolommeo Passarotti. According to some historians, he was influenced by Annibale Carracci and Guido Reni. Orlandi even claimed that he was a follower of Carracci, but did not produce any proof to back up this claim. He

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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