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Borghese Gallery

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

Rome. Italian state museum housed in the Villa Borghese. This was built (1613–15) for Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1576–1633) as a rural retreat (it was then on the outskirts of Rome) and a...

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Borghese Gallery

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

Rome. Italian state museum housed in the Villa Borghese. This was built (1613–15) for Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1576–1633) as a rural retreat (it was then on the outskirts of Rome) and a...

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Borghese Gallery

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 271 words.

Rome. Italian state museum housed in the Villa Borghese. The villa was built (1613–15) for Cardinal Scipione Borghese

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Borghese Gallery

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 275 words.

Rome. Italian state museum housed in the Villa Borghese. This was built (1613–15) for Cardinal Scipione Borghese (...

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Rome, Borghese Gallery

Anthony Langdon.

in The Oxford Companion to Western Art

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 284 words.

a rich collection that projects the personality of its founder, Cardinal Scipione Borghese, nephew of Pope Paul V (ruled

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Borghese Gallery (Rome)

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 275 words.

Italian state museum housed in the Villa Borghese. This was built (1613–15) for Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1576–1633...

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Master of the Borghese Tondo

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art. 115 words.

Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Painter. Religious subjects.

The Master of the Borghese Tondo was named after a work exhibited in the Borghese Gallery in Rome. His...

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Rosati, Felice

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 29 words.

Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Rome during the second half of the 16th century.

Painter.

Felice Rosati painted an Ecce Homo, formerly in the Borghese...

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Asprucci, Antonio

Christine Challingsworth.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 18th-Century Art. 796 words.

(b Rome, May 20, 1723; d Rome, Feb 14, 1808).

Italian architect . He trained first with his father, the architect Mario Asprucci il vecchio, and then with Nicola Salvi, for whom...

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Lo Scarsellino

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(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...

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Susini, Antonio

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 127 words.

Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Died 9 June 1624, in Florence, at an advanced age.

Sculptor (bronze).

Antonio Susini was active in Florence. He studied under...

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Scarsellino, Lo

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 84 words.

(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...

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Carlo, Ferrante

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections. 674 words.

[Gianfattori, Carlo Ferrante]

(b Parma, April 18, 1578; d Rome, June 9, 1641).

Italian writer, patron, collector and amateur dealer. He was educated in philosophy,...

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Grimaldi, Giovanni Francesco

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Architecture; Renaissance Art. 794 words.

(b Bologna, 1606; d Rome, Nov 28, 1680).

Italian painter, printmaker, draughtsman and architect. He was an accomplished fresco painter, whose decorative landscapes were...

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Cigoli, Lodovico

Miles L. Chappell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Scenography; Renaissance Art. 2862 words.

[Cardi, Lodovico; Cigoli, il]

(b Castello di Cigoli, nr San Miniato, Sept 21, 1559; d Rome, June 8, 1613).

Italian painter, draughtsman, architect and scenographer. He...

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Gianlorenzo Bernini

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b Naples, 7 Dec. 1598; d Rome, 28 Nov. 1680).

Italian sculptor, architect, painter, draughtsman, and designer, the supreme artist of the Italian Baroque. His father, Pietro (1562–...

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Federico Barocci

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b Urbino, ?1535; d Urbino, 30 Sept. 1612).

Italian painter and draughtsman, generally considered the greatest and most individual artist of his time in central Italy. Apart from...

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Gregory XV

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

9 Feb. 1621–8July 1623)

Son of Count Pompeio, Alessandro Ludovisi was born at Bologna on 9 Jan. 1554, studied liberal arts at the Roman College under the Jesuits (1569–71), and...

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