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LUSIERI, Giovanni Battista (1755 - 1821), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LUSIERI, Giovanni Battista (1755 - 1821), Painter

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Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in Athens.

Born c. 1755, in Rome; died c. 1821.

Painter. Landscapes, urban landscapes.

Lusieri began as a topographical and archaeological painter in Rome but by 1782 he had settled in Naples where he became popular among the English. Lusieri's urban landscapes were highly meticulous, with a clarity of line and purity of colour that led the poet Lord Byron

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