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FAVRETTO, Giacomo (1849 - 1887), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FAVRETTO, Giacomo (1849 - 1887), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1849, in Venice; died 1887, in Venice.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

[not available online]Giacomo Favretto was influenced by French artists, yet did not stray far from certain trends peculiar to Italian art. It is important to take both factors into account in order to understand the nature of his talent.

Alberto Pasini was certainly

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