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Gaetano Gandolfi

 (1734 - 1802)
Gaetano Gandolfi was active/lived in Italy.  Gaetano Gandolfi is known for religious, history, and allegory painting, fresco, etcher, sculptor.

Gaetano Gandolfi

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 gallery)  Family members in addition to Gaetano Gando  ...  Displaying 750 of 2281 characters.

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About  Gaetano Gandolfi

Born:  1734 - San Matteo della Decima, Italy
Died:   1802 - Bologna, Italy
Known for:  religious, history, and allegory painting, fresco, etcher, sculptor