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GUERCINO (1591 - 1666), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GUERCINO (1591 - 1666), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 8 February 1591, in Cento near Ferrara; died 22 December 1666, in Bologna.

Painter, draughtsman. Mythological subjects, religious subjects, allegorical subjects, nudes, genre scenes, landscapes, landscapes with figures, still-lifes, flowers. Wall decorations.

Bolognese School.

[not available online]Giovanni Francesco Barbieri's father was apparently employed to transport wood and bundles of sticks. Giovanni Francesco himself was given the nickname

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