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GARZI, Luigi (1638 - 1721), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GARZI, Luigi (1638 - 1721), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1638, in Pistoia; died 2 April 1721, in Rome.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, landscapes.

Luigi Garzi studied in his native Pistoia under S. Boccali and then in Rome under Andrea Sacchi; he was a contemporary (and rival) of Carlo Maratti. His principal paintings in Rome include decorative compositions for the cupola of the Cibo chapel

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