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VANVITELLI (1653 - 1736), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
VANVITELLI (1653 - 1736), Painter, draughtsman

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Dutch, 17th – 18th century, male.

Active in Italy.

Born 1653, in Utrecht; died 13 September 1736, in Rome.

Painter, draughtsman. Genre scenes, landscapes with figures, landscapes, urban landscapes, waterscapes, architectural views.


[not available online]Vanvitelli was the pupil of Matthias Withoos, whose precise execution he imitated. He arrived in Rome around 1674 while still very young and italianised his name. Having joined the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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