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PATANIA, Giuseppe (1780 - 1852), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PATANIA, Giuseppe (1780 - 1852), Painter, engraver

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1780, in Palermo; died 1852.

Painter, engraver. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes, still-lifes.

Giuseppe Patania executed a number of mythological paintings in Palazzo Serradifalco and in Palazzo Castofilippo in Palermo, as well as several religious paintings in the same city's churches. The Palermo library also houses portraits of famous Sicilians by this artist.

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