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GARZONI, Giovanna (1600 - 1670), Painter, miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GARZONI, Giovanna (1600 - 1670), Painter, miniaturist

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Italian, 17th century, female.

Born 1600, in Ascoli (Marche); died 1670, in Rome.

Painter (gouache), miniaturist. Portraits, still-lifes, flowers.

Giovanna Garzoni lived and studied intermittently in Rome, where her talent was gradually recognised. From 1642 to 1651, she worked in Florence in the service of Ferdinando II de' Medici and his brothers, and Cardinals Giovan Carlo and Leopoldo, painting portraits of the Medicis and other leading

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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