(1691 - 1758)
Agostino Masucci was active/lived in Italy. Agostino Masucci is known for baroque painting and sculpture, history and religious subjects.
Biography Agostino Masucci
Agostino Masucci (c. 1691 - 19 October 1758) was an Italian painter of the late-Baroque* or Rococo* period.
Born in Rome, he initially apprenticed with Andrea Procaccino, and then became a member of the studio of Carlo Maratta. He joined the Accademia di San Luca in 1724, and from 1736 to 1738, he was director or Principe.
Masucci worked for the House of Savoy, and also obtained commissions from John V of Portugal due to his friendship with Filippo Juvarra and Luigi Vanvitelli. For example, for the latter he painted the main altarpiece of the Cathedral of Évora.
Masucci also made the models for the three main mosaic* panels in the Chapel of St. John the Baptist, designed by Luigi Vanvitelli (along with Nicola Sal
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