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TREVISANI, Francesco (1656 - 1746), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
TREVISANI, Francesco (1656 - 1746), Painter

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 9 or 17 April 1656, in Capo d'Istria (now Koper, Slovenia); died 30 July 1746, in Rome.

Painter. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

Francesco Trevisani learned the basic principles of drawing from his father, the architect Antonio Trevisani, and studied subsequently under Antonio Zanchi in Venice, and Carlo Maratti in Rome. A protégé of Cardinal Chigi, he was also

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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