(1680 - 1764)
Sebastiano Conca was active/lived in Italy. Sebastiano Conca is known for religious figure easel and fresco painting.
Biography Sebastiano Conca
Sebastiano Conca was the son of Erasmo Conca and Caterina de Iorio and the eldest of ten
children. According to Francesco Maria Niccolò Gabburri, when very
young he was a pupil of Luca Giordano, but the only teacher who can be
assigned to him with certainty is Francesco Solimena. Conca probably
entered his studio in Naples c. 1693 and in 1703 assisted him in
painting decorative frescoes for the abbey of Montecassino. In 1706 (de
Dominici) or perhaps 1707 (Pio) Conca moved to Rome. He remained there
for 45 years but never lost touch with Gaeta, to which he often
returned. In Rome, inspired by the art of Michelangelo, Raphael and the
Carracci, he moved away
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