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RENI, Guido (1575 - 1642), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RENI, Guido (1575 - 1642), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 4 November 1575, in Galvenzano; died 18 August 1642, in Bologna.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver (etching). Religious subjects, mythological subjects, figures, portraits.

Bolognese School, School of Rome.

[not available online]Guido Reni entered the studio of the artist Calvaert at a time when Domenichino and Albani were also pupils there. For almost all of his life he divided his activities between

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