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MARCHESINI, Alessandro (1664 - 1738), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARCHESINI, Alessandro (1664 - 1738), Painter, engraver

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1664, in Verona; died 27 January 1738, in Verona.

Painter, engraver. History painting, religious and mythological subjects.

Alessandro Marchesini was first a pupil of Biaggio Falcieri, then, in Bologna, where he went when he was 16, of Carlo Cignani. With Cignani's help he made a considerable reputation as a history painter, and when he returned to Verona he

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