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Giacomo Cavedone

 (1577 - 1660)
Giacomo Cavedone was active/lived in Italy.  Giacomo Cavedone is known for decorative church painting, monumental altarpieces, Christian figures, pen & ink drawing.

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Giacomo Cavedone


Giacomo Cavedone entered the Carracci academy in Bologna in 1591, studying initially with Annibale Carracci. After Annibale’s departure for Rome in 1595, Cavedone remained in Bologna, becoming one of Ludovico Carracci’s chief assistants. He continued to work with Ludovico until the latter’s death in 1619, collaborating on such projects as the decoration of San Michele in Bosco.

Cavedone’s first known independent painting is a Saint Stephen in Glory of 1601, today in the Galleria Estense in Modena. In 1609 he travelled to Rome, where he assisted Guido Reni on the decoration of the Cappella Paolina in Monte Cavallo. The influence of this Roman sojourn, and particularly his exposure to the work of Caravaggio, is reflected in such paint  ...  Displaying 750 of 2711 characters.



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About  Giacomo Cavedone

Born:  1577 - Sassuolo, Italy
Died:   1660 - Bologne, Italy
Known for:  decorative church painting, monumental altarpieces, Christian figures, pen & ink drawing