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ROSASPINA, Francesco (1762 - 1841), Draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROSASPINA, Francesco (1762 - 1841), Draughtsman, engraver

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Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 2 January 1762, in Monte-Scudolo; died 2 September 1841, in Bologna.

Draughtsman, engraver (burin/etching).

[not available online]A pupil of Bartolozzi and the brother of Giuseppe Rosaspina, Francesco Rosaspina was prominent among the engravers of his day and a professor at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Bologna. He produced a large number of plates after masters of the Bolognese School.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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