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FRATELLINI, Giovanna (1666 - 1731), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRATELLINI, Giovanna (1666 - 1731), Painter, pastellist

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, female.

Born 1666, in Florence; died 18 April 1731, in Florence.

Painter, pastellist. History painting, portraits.

Giovanna Fratellini's considerable potential was evident from a very early age. Ippolito Galantini introduced her to the technique of miniatures and she went on to complete her studies under Antonio Domenico Gabbiani.

Her body of work comprises chiefly portraits and historical subjects painted in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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