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FRANCESCHINI, Baldassare (1611 - 1689), Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRANCESCHINI, Baldassare (1611 - 1689), Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1611, in Volterra; died 1689, in Florence.

Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects.

Florentine School.

Baldassare Franceschini was the son of the sculptor Gasparo Franceschini. He was known as Il Volterrano Giuniore (the young one from Volterra) to set him apart from Daniele Ricciarelli da Volterra. He studied initially under Matteo Rosselli, then under

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