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MITELLI, Agostino (1609 - 1660), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MITELLI, Agostino (1609 - 1660), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1609, in Battedizo near Bologna; died 2 August 1660, in Madrid.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver (etching). Figures, architectural views. Murals.

Agostino Mitelli began his education at the Carracci academy in Bologna, studying perspective and architecture under Falcetta and painting under Miniati and Dentone. It seems that he was Dentone's assistant; they visited Parma in 1627 and also produced decorations for

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