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date: 01 October 2020

Cambiaso, Luca 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists
Author(s):

Ian Chilvers

(b Moneglia, nr. Genoa, 18 Oct. 1527; d Escorial, 6 Sept. 1585).Genoese painter and draughtsman. He was the outstanding Genoese painter of the 16th century, indeed the only one who was of more than local significance. Much of his large output consisted of fresco decorations in churches and palaces in and near Genoa, and he also produced numerous altarpieces and devotional pictures. Some of his finest devotional works are austere night scenes and they have been claimed as sources for Georges de ... ...

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