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MANFREDI, Bartolomeo (1582 - 1622), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MANFREDI, Bartolomeo (1582 - 1622), Painter

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1582, in Ostiano, near Mantua; died 1622, in Rome.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes, still-lifes.

Bartolomeo Manfredi was a pupil of Niccolò Circignano according to some biographers, of Christofano Roncalli according to others, or of Pomarancio according to Baglione. In any case, he seems to have been influenced to the point of plagiarism by Caravaggio, and may, indeed, have received

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