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DOMENICHINO (1581 - 1641), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DOMENICHINO (1581 - 1641), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 21 October 1581, in Bologna; died 6 April 1641, in Naples.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes with figures. Frescoes.

Domenichino was initially a pupil of Denys Calvaert, but was subsequently drawn to the work of the Carracci family, entering Ludovico Carracci's studio. From here, he was sent to complete his training under

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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