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RIDOLFI, Claudio (1570 - 1644), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RIDOLFI, Claudio (1570 - 1644), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1570, in Verona; died 1644, in Corinaldo.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits.

Ridolfi first studied under Dario Pozzo, then became a pupil of Caliari. Finding no work in Venice, he went to Rome and then Urbino, where he met Federico Baroccio, who was a positive influence in his development. He became Baroccio's pupil or, more probably, his assistant.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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