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QUAGLIO, Giuseppe or Joseph (1747 - 1828), Painter, architect, decorative designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
QUAGLIO, Giuseppe or Joseph (1747 - 1828), Painter, architect, decorative designer

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1747, in Laino; died 23 January 1828, in Munich.

Painter, architect, decorative designer. Theatre decoration, frescoes.

Giuseppe Quaglio studied under his father Domenico Quaglio the Elder and his uncle Lorenzo Quaglio the Elder. He was a theatre painter in Mannheim and Munich. He was one of the most renowned theatre decorators of his time.

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