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RIDOLFI, Carlo (1594 - 1658), Painter, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RIDOLFI, Carlo (1594 - 1658), Painter, writer

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1 June 1594, in Lonigo; died 5 September 1658, in Venice.

Painter, writer.

Little is known about the life of Carlo Ridolfi who is chiefly famous as the author of a book on the Venetian masters, The Marvels of Art: The Lives of the Famous Painters of Venice (Le Maraviglie dell'arte, ovvero le Vite degli'illustri pittori Veneti dello stato).

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