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PAGGI, Giovanni Battista (1554 - 1627), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PAGGI, Giovanni Battista (1554 - 1627), Painter, sculptor

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 27 February 1554, in Genoa; died 15 March 1627.

Painter, sculptor. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits.

Florentine School.

[not available online]Giovanni Battista Paggi was a pupil of Luca Combiaso. He originally ranked among the fine Genoese painters but following a quarrel in which he killed his opponent he had to flee Genoa and take refuge in Florence, where

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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