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FOGGINI, Giovanni Battista (1652 - 1725), Sculptor, draughtsman, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FOGGINI, Giovanni Battista (1652 - 1725), Sculptor, draughtsman, architect

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1652, in Florence; died 1725, in Florence.

Sculptor, draughtsman, architect. Religious subjects, mythological subjects. Groups, busts, statues, low reliefs, objets d'art.

Giovanni Battista Foggini studied initially in Florence and then moved to Rome to complete his studies at the request of Cosimo de' Medici III, Grand Duke of Tuscany. Foggini subsequently returned to work in Florence

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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