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FERRARI, Lorenzo de (1680 - 1744), Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FERRARI, Lorenzo de (1680 - 1744), Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1680, in Genoa; died 1744, in Genoa.

Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects.

He was the son and pupil of Gregorio de Ferrari. Like his father, Lorenzo imitated the style of Correggio, albeit with more pronounced Roman overtones. He was best-known for his fresco work, but he also produced a number of fine paintings for churches. His

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