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Cozza, Francesco

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00043982
Cozza, Francesco

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1605, in Stilo (Calabria); died 11 January 1682, in Rome.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes.

A follower and faithful companion of Domenichino, several of whose works he finished. According to Lanzi, he inherited his master's artistic principles rather than his elegance. He spent most of his life in Rome. A ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; Religious Art ; Christian Art

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