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GUIDOTTI, Paolo (1560 - 1629), Painter, sculptor, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GUIDOTTI, Paolo (1560 - 1629), Painter, sculptor, architect

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born c. 1560, in Lucca; died 1629, in Rome.

Painter, sculptor, architect.

During the pontificate of Gregory XIII, Guidotti went to Rome and immediately put to good use his studies with the great masters. Sixtus V commissioned him to paint several frescoes for the library of the Vatican. He produced a number of sculptures that gained him the status

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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