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GHISOLFI, Giovanni (1632 - 1683), Painter, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GHISOLFI, Giovanni (1632 - 1683), Painter, fresco artist

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1632, in Milan, in 1623 according to some sources, in 1624 according to others; died 1683, in Milan.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, landscapes with figures, architectural views.

[not available online]Ghisolfi was a pupil of Salvator Rosa who painted frescoes in Pavia, Genoa, Naples and Rome. He lost his sight in later life and died blind.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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