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ROMANELLI, Giovanni Francesco (1610 - 1662), Painter, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROMANELLI, Giovanni Francesco (1610 - 1662), Painter, fresco artist

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active also active in France.

Born 1610, in Viterbo; died 1662, in Viterbo.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects.

Giovanni Francesco Romanelli went to Rome when very young where, under the protection of Cardinal Barberini, he was a pupil of Pietro da Cortona. He was soon promoted to collaborator and assisted Pietro da Cortona in the painting of

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