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GHEZZI, Giuseppe (1634 - 1721), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GHEZZI, Giuseppe (1634 - 1721), Painter

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 6 November 1634, in La Communanza; died 10 November 1721, in Rome.

Painter. History painting.

The son of Sebastiano Ghezzi, Giuseppe received lessons from his father before moving to Rome where he studied the work of Pietro da Cortona. Pope Clement XI held Giuseppe Ghezzi in high esteem and commissioned him on a regular basis. He also worked for

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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