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GENNARI, Benedetto, the Younger (1633 - 1715), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GENNARI, Benedetto, the Younger (1633 - 1715), Painter

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 19 October 1633, in Cento; died 9 December 1715, in Bologna.

Painter. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

The nephew, pupil and, subsequently, associate of Guercino, Benedetto Gennari recognised the extent to which Guercino's work was appreciated by Louis XIV and accordingly settled in France, where his own work proved to be well received. He lived in England between 1674

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