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GIMIGNANI, Giacinto (1611 - 1681), Painter, fresco artist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIMIGNANI, Giacinto (1611 - 1681), Painter, fresco artist, engraver, draughtsman

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1611, in Pistoia; died 1681, in Rome.

Painter, fresco artist, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, mythological subjects.

[not available online]The son of Alessio Gimignani, Giacinto studied initially in Rome under Nicolas Poussin, then under Pietro da Cortona. He married the daughter of Abel-André Veronese.

In collaboration with Andrea Camassei and Carlo Maratti, Giacinto painted frescoes of Scenes from the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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