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Bartolozzi, Francesco (1728–1815), engraver

Timothy Clayton and Anita McConnell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Bartolozzi, Francesco (1728–1815), engraver, was born in Florence, Italy, on 25 September 1728, the son of Gaetano Pieri Bartolozzi, a goldsmith from Pistoia, and his wife, Maddalena Pieri. The boy's earliest work was carried out for his father, but he entered the Florentine academy at the age of fifteen, and with his lifelong friend ...

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Subjects: Prints and Printmaking

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