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MASSARI, Lucio (1569 - 1633), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MASSARI, Lucio (1569 - 1633), Painter

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 22 January 1569, in Bologna; died 5 November 1633, in Bologna.

Painter. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes.

Lucio Massari studied under Bartolommeo Passarotti but owes more to the Carracci and specifically Annibale Carracci. He lived in Mantua and worked in Modena and Bologna. He completed frescoes in the oratory of S Colombano, Bologna, in 1600, as

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