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GIGANTE, Giacinto (1806 - 1876), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIGANTE, Giacinto (1806 - 1876), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, lithographer

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1806, in Naples,; died 1876, in Naples.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, engraver, lithographer, draughtsman. Religious subjects, genre scenes, landscapes, landscapes with figures, architectural views.

[not available online]Giacinto Gigante studied painting first with Huber and then with Antonie Pitloo. In 1846 he accompanied the emperor and empress of Russia to Sicily, and was then appointed drawing master to the

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