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MUTTONI, Pietro (1603 - 1678), Painter, art restorer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MUTTONI, Pietro (1603 - 1678), Painter, art restorer

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1603 or 1605, in Venice; died 1678, in Venice.

Painter, art restorer. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, figures, portraits. Designs for mosaics.

Pietro Muttoni was a pupil of Dario Varotari and also of Padovanino. He made his reputation restoring, copying and imitating antique paintings, and it was his skill in this field that earned him his nickname.

He worked for

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