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Giuseppe Maria Crespi

 (1665 - 1747)
Giuseppe Maria Crespi was active/lived in Italy.  Giuseppe Crespi is known for altarpieces, religious and contemporary life painting, printmaking.

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Giuseppe Maria Crespi

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Giuseppe Maria Crespi, know as 'Lo Spagnuolo' was a painter, draughtsman and printer. His religious and mythological works are distinguished by a free brushstroke and a painterly manner. He also painted spirited genre scenes, which by their quality, content and quantity distinguish him as one of the first Italian painters of high standing to devote serious attention to the depiction of contemporary life. Such paintings as Woman Laundering (1700-05; St Petersburg, Hermitage) or Woman Washing Dishes (1720-25; Florence, Uffizi) offer straightforward glimpses of domestic chores in images that are startlingly novel for the period and look f  ...  Displaying 750 of 27724 characters.



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About  Giuseppe Maria Crespi

Born:  1665 - Bologna, Italy
Died:   1747 - Bologna, Italy
Known for:  altarpieces, religious and contemporary life painting, printmaking