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GUERRA, Giovanni (1544 - 1618), Painter, draughtsman, engraver, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GUERRA, Giovanni (1544 - 1618), Painter, draughtsman, engraver, architect

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1544, in Modena; died 1618, in Rome.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver, architect. Religious subjects.

Giovanni Guerra went to Rome at the age of 18 and in collaboration with Cesare Nebbia painted some of the works commissioned by Pope Sextus V. He engraved 48 plates entitled Headresses Worn by Noble Ladies in Various Italian Cities. He prepared

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