(1659 - 1734)
Sebastiano Ricci was active/lived in Italy, England. Sebastiano Ricci is known for Rococo painting, etching, church decoration.
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Sebastiano Ricci was a successful decorator active at the end of the Baroque era, who developed the achievement of Veronese into a spirited Rococo style. He was also responsive to a wide variety of 17th-century influences, including Annibale Carracci, Pietro da Cortona and Gaulli. He often collaborated with his nephew Marco (1676-1730), who became a specialist in decorative landscape painting.
Sebastiano, after early training in Venice under the little known Federico Cervelli and in Bologna under Giovanni Gioseffo dal Sole (1654-1719), received his first major commission in 1685: the decoration of two cupolas in the nave and choir of the oratory of the Madonna del Serraglio in S. Secondo Parmense. He moved to Rome in 169
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