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MEI, Bernardino (1615 - 1676), Painter, fresco artist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MEI, Bernardino (1615 - 1676), Painter, fresco artist, engraver

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1615, in Siena; died 1676, in Rome.

Painter, fresco artist, engraver. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects.

Bolognese School.

[not available online]Mei belonged to the Bologna School. He produced a fresco for a ceiling in the Casa Bandinelli, and worked for several churches in Siena. He was influenced by Rutilio Manetti and by Caravaggio.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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