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DIODATI, François (<i>died</i> 1690), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DIODATI, François (died 1690), Painter, engraver

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Swiss, 17th century, male.

Baptised 20 May 1647 in Geneva; died 1 May 1690, in Geneva.

Painter (enamel), engraver.

Diodati was born a deaf-mute. As an enamel painter he was a pupil of Jean André. Among his works are plates after Goltzius, book illustrations (notably for the works of Gregorio Leti and Selleysel), a True Representation of Climbing, views, and portraits. Among the latter those worthy of note

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