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FUMIANI, Giovanni Antonio (1643 - 1710), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FUMIANI, Giovanni Antonio (1643 - 1710), Painter

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1643, in Venice; died 8 April 1710, in Venice.

Painter. Figure compositions. Murals.

Giovanni Antonio Fumiani worked mostly in Venice but also in Bologna. The church of La Canta in Bologna houses his Christ Debating with the Doctors, considered by Lanzi to be Fumiani's best work. Between 1680 and 1704 Fumiani painted the immense ceiling and vault

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