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QUAINI, Luigi (1643 - 1717), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
QUAINI, Luigi (1643 - 1717), Painter

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 31 July 1643, in Ravenna; died 11 September 1717, in Bologna.

Painter. Historical subjects, landscapes, architectural views.

Luigi Quaini initially studied with his father Francesco Quaini, then became the pupil of Guercino, followed by a period of study with Carlo Cignani. While in the latter's studio he met Marcantonio Franceschini with whom he formed a close friendship. He worked

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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