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Giovanni Battista Langetti

 (1625 - 1676)
Giovanni Battista Langetti was active/lived in Italy.  Giovanni Langetti is known for figure, allegorical painting.

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Giovanni Battista Langetti


The Genoa-born Giovanni Battista Langetti (c.1635-1676) was a popular Italian Baroque painter in his time.  He lived and worked in Rome, Venice and Florence.  He was a pupil of Pietro da Cortona and later he learned from G. F. Cassana in Florence, were he stayed for a longer time.

The artist belongs to the most important artists of the naturalistic tendency of the Baroque of the 17th century.  Langetti mainly painted religious and mythological subjects such as apostles, saints, eremites as well as philosophers characterize his oeuvre. (msc)



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About  Giovanni Battista Langetti

Born:  1625 - Genoa
Died:   1676
Known for:  figure, allegorical painting