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FICHERELLI, Felice (1605 - 1660), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FICHERELLI, Felice (1605 - 1660), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1605, in San Gimignano; died 1660 or 1669, in Florence.

Painter, draughtsman. Mythological subjects, religious subjects.

Felice Ficherelli studied under Jacopo da Empoli and, as of 1629, at the academy of drawing in Florence. A close friend of Cristoforo Allori, he earned his nickname, Il Riposo, through a taciturn nature and his legendary indolence - as a result of which

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