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Sebastiano Ricci

 (1659 - 1734)
Sebastiano Ricci was active/lived in Italy, England.  Sebastiano Ricci is known for Rococo painting, etching, church decoration.

Sebastiano Ricci

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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  ...  Displaying 750 of 5718 characters.

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About  Sebastiano Ricci

Born:  1659 - Belluno, Italy
Died:   1734 - Venice, Italy
Known for:  Rococo painting, etching, church decoration