(1648 - 1725)
Bartolomeo Bimbi was active/lived in Italy. Bartolomeo Bimbi is known for still life paintings.
Biography Bartolomeo Bimbi
Baldinucci, the celebrated biographer of seicento painters (the
'Vasari of the seventeenth century'), was a great admirer of Bartolomeo
Bimbi. Fifteen years younger than the painter, he wrote a detailed
account of Bimbi's life and work only months before the artist's death.
The account is replete both with colourful anecdotes and with valuable
information regarding his creative activity.
Such was Baldinucci's
admiration for the painter that he was not afraid to compare him to
Raphael or Titian, stating his superiority in painting still lifes: 'Né
Tiziano né Raffaello, né alcun pittore del mondo che avesse voluto fare
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