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SOLE, Giovanni Antonio Maria dal (1606 - 1684), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SOLE, Giovanni Antonio Maria dal (1606 - 1684), Painter, engraver

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1606, in Bologna; died 1684.

Painter, engraver. Landscapes.

Giovanni Antonio Maria dal Sole was a pupil in the school of Francesco Albani, and an excellent landscapist. He always worked left-handed, which earned him the nickname 'Il mancino dei Paesi'. His legacy includes prints, religious subjects, battle scenes and portraits. He was the father of Giovanni Giuseppe dal Sole.

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