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MASUCCI, Agostino (1691 - 1758), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MASUCCI, Agostino (1691 - 1758), Painter

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born c. 1691, in Rome; died 19 October 1758, in Rome.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects, portraits.

Agostino Masucci was the last pupil of Carlo Maratti. He painted many religious works in churches in Rome, notably St Anne in the Chiesa del Nome di Maria, and Holy Family, Baptism of Christ, Annunciation and Joachim and Anne in S Maria Maggiore.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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