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FERRARI, Orazio de (1605 - 1657), Painter, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FERRARI, Orazio de (1605 - 1657), Painter, fresco artist

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1605, in Voltri, in 1606 according to some sources; died 1657, in Genoa.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects.

Orazio de Ferrari was a relative and pupil of Andrea Ansaldo. His reputation brought him to the attention of the prince of Monaco, who retained him in his service over a period of years. He died during the plague epidemic in Genoa

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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