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FERRI, Ciro (1634 - 1689), Painter, fresco artist, sculptor, decorative artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FERRI, Ciro (1634 - 1689), Painter, fresco artist, sculptor, decorative artist

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1634, in Rome; died 1689, in Rome.

Painter, fresco artist, sculptor, decorative artist, draughtsman, illustrator. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects.

Ciro Ferri was Pietro da Cortona's outstanding pupil. He frequently worked alongside da Cortona and was retained on a regular basis by Pope Alexander VII and Prince Borghese. Grand Duke Cosimo III invited him to the Palazzo

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