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LEONI, Ottavio Maria (1587 - 1630), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEONI, Ottavio Maria (1587 - 1630), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1587, in Rome; died 1630, in Rome.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver (etching). Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

Ottavio Leoni worked as a portrait painter and was held in high esteem at the Roman court. He painted and drew a number of effigies of popes, cardinals and prominent figures of the time and engraved a series of portraits of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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