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FOLO, Giovanni (1764 - 1836), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FOLO, Giovanni (1764 - 1836), Engraver

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Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1764, in Bassano; died 1836, in Rome.


Giovanni Folo studied in his native Bassano under the painters Mengardi and Janotti before going on to study in Rome under Volpato. His early style is somewhat harsh, as exemplified to a degree in his engraving of Raphael's Madonna de Candelabri. That harshness is completely attenuated in his later engraving of

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