(1734 - 1802)
Gaetano Gandolfi was active/lived in Italy. Gaetano Gandolfi is known for religious, history, and allegory painting, fresco, etcher, sculptor.
From the Po Valley in Italy, where his father managed land, Gaetano
Gandolfi became a prominent artist in the area of Bologna---active for
nearly five decades in the late 17th Century. With an output of
about 220 paintings plus etchings, terracotta sculptures and many
drawings, he also had a
national reputation as one of the "greatest Italian
artists of his century."(european)
He came from a family of artists, and their work, 1760s to 1820s,
represents the transition from Baroque to Neo-Classicism and then onto
Romanticism. Collectively they made "an outstanding contribution
to the great figurative tradition of Bolognese draughtsmanship". (web
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