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Scarsellino, Lo

Ian Chilvers

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199532940
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191727634
Scarsellino, Lo

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(b Ferrara, c.1551; d Ferrara, 1620).

The leading Ferrarese painter of his period. He produced a good deal of large-scale work, including frescos, but he is now remembered mainly for his small mythological or religious scenes set in landscapes, several of which are in the Borghese Gallery, Rome. Their romantic feeling and spirited technique recall Venetian painting (he is said to have studied with ...

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Subjects: Art

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