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GHISI, Giorgio (1520 - 1582), Draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GHISI, Giorgio (1520 - 1582), Draughtsman, engraver

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1520 or 1524, in Mantua; died 15 December 1582, in Mantua.

Draughtsman, engraver (copper/burin). Religious subjects, mythological subjects.

[not available online]Giorgio Ghisi was the elder brother of Teodoro and like him studied under Giulio Romano. His best-known engravings are: The Last Judgement after Michelangelo; The Holy Family and The Dispute over the Sacrament after Raphael; The Siege of Troy after Sculptore;

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