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MAGANZA, Alessandro (1556 - 1630), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAGANZA, Alessandro (1556 - 1630), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1556, in Vicenza (Veneto); died after 1630, in Vicenza.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver (etching). Religious subjects, figures, portraits.

[not available online]Alessandro Maganza was the pupil of Fasolo and of his father, G.B Maganza, who was known as Magnano the Elder. According to Zelotti, he studied the works of Veronese and Farinato. His children and grandchildren died of the plague,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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