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GIANI, Felice (1758 - 1823), Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIANI, Felice (1758 - 1823), Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, illustrator

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Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1758, near Genoa; died 21 January 1823, in Rome.

Painter, draughtsman (including wash/ink), watercolourist, illustrator. Historical subjects, mythological subjects, religious subjects, allegorical subjects, military subjects, battles, portraits, figures. Church decoration, decorative designs.

Giani studied in Pavia under Bianchi and Galli-Bibiena. He painted decorative religious compositions in Rome and other major Italian towns.

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