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FARINATI, Giambattista (1526 - 1578), Fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FARINATI, Giambattista (1526 - 1578), Fresco artist

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1526, in Verona; died 1578, in Mantua.

Fresco artist.

According to some sources Giambattista Farinati was the pupil of Paolo Farinati, to others the pupil of Antonio Badile. He was the journeyman and friend of Paul Veronese, with whom he collaborated on a number of important works in the public buildings of Venice and Villa Soranzi at Castelfranco. Vasari places him among

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