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Luca Cambiaso

 (1527 - 1585)
Luca Cambiaso was active/lived in Italy, Spain.  Luca Cambiaso is known for mannerist style Christian religious and mythology figure painting.

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Luca Cambiaso


Moneglia, Liguria, 1527 - El Escorial, Madrid, 1585

Luca Cambiaso was the most celebrated painter of Mannerism* of the Genoese school, and was the inventor of many large-scale fresco* decorations in both palaces and churches in the city. As a draftsman, he is celebrated for having invented a style of figure drawing in which form is simplified into geometric, often cubic, components.

Trained by his father, the mediocre painter Giovanni Cambiaso (1495-1579), from 1544, when he was only seventeen years old, Luca collaborated with him on the decoration of the palace of Antonio Doria. It seems likely that Luca visited Rome in 1547-1550, where his encounter with the work of Michelangelo was to have a decisive impact on his developm  ...  Displaying 750 of 1875 characters.



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About  Luca Cambiaso

Born:  1527 - Moneglia, Italy
Died:   1585 - Madrid, Spain
Known for:  mannerist style Christian religious and mythology figure painting