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DAVID, Giovanni (1743 - 1790), Watercolourist, painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DAVID, Giovanni (1743 - 1790), Watercolourist, painter, engraver

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1743, in Gabella (Liguria); died 1790, in Genoa.

Watercolourist, painter (gouache), engraver. Figure compositions, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

A pupil of Domenico Corvi in Rome. He painted portraits and genre scenes, and engraved old master paintings.

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