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FERRO, Gregorio (1742 - 1812), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FERRO, Gregorio (1742 - 1812), Painter

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Spanish, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1742, in Santa Maria de Lamas; died 1812, in Madrid.

Painter. History painting.

Gregorio Ferro studied at the Academia de San Fernando and became its director in 1804. He worked mainly for convents, monasteries and churches in Madrid. His work was a pale imitation of that of Mengs.

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