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GAULLI, Giovanni Battista (1639 - 1709), Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman, copyist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GAULLI, Giovanni Battista (1639 - 1709), Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman, copyist

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 8 May 1639, in Genoa; died 2 April 1709, in Rome.

Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman, copyist. Religious subjects, portraits.

Giovanni Battista Gaulli was born into a family of Venetian extraction. His first teacher was Luciano Borzone, one of the most accomplished teachers living in Genoa at the time. Gaulli lost his parents and nine siblings during the plague

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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