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TORELLI, Stefano (1712 - 1784), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
TORELLI, Stefano (1712 - 1784), Painter, engraver

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Russia.

Born 1712, in Bologna; died 1784, in St Petersburg.

Painter, engraver (etching).

Stefano Torelli trained first with his father Felice Torelli, then with Francesco Solimena. He was summoned to Dresden by Augustus III of Saxony in 1740 and commissioned to do work in churches and public buildings, but most of these were destroyed during the Seven Years' War. He was

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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