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ROSELLI, Matteo (1578 - 1650), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROSELLI, Matteo (1578 - 1650), Painter

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 10 August 1578, in Florence; died 18 January 1650, in Florence.

Painter. History painting.

Florentine School.

A pupil of Gregorio Pagani and Passignani, Matteo Roselli went to Rome where he studied the works of Raphael and Polidoro da Caravaggio. He returned to Florence where he was to remain throughout his career.

Roselli was frequently employed by Grand Duke Cosimo II

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