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LANFRANCO, Giovanni (1582 - 1647), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LANFRANCO, Giovanni (1582 - 1647), Painter

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 26 January 1582, in Parma; died 30 November 1647, in Rome.

Painter. History painting.

[not available online]Lanfranco was initially a page in the household of Count Scotti in Piacenza. When he showed remarkable aptitude, he was persuaded to join the workshop of Agostino Carracci, who was working at that time in Ferrara in the household of Duke Ranuccio. One painting by

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