Reference Entry

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

Show Summary Details

Preview

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

Reference Entry.  142 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.