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DONDUCCI, Giovanni Andrea (1575 - 1655), Painter, draughtsman, decorative artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DONDUCCI, Giovanni Andrea (1575 - 1655), Painter, draughtsman, decorative artist

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 14 February 1575, in Bologna; died 25 April 1655, in Bologna.

Painter, draughtsman (including red chalk/wash), decorative artist. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, landscapes with figures.

Bolognese School.

Donducci's nickname, 'il Mastelletta', is said to refer to his father's trade as a maker of pots and pans (from the Italian mastello, meaning 'basin'). He was a pupil of Annibale

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