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Baciccia

 

 

Baciccia (Baciccio).    Pages: 1


Nickname of Giovanni Battista Gaulli (1639-1709), one of the finest Italian Baroque portrait painters and decorators. His style was influenced by Rubens and Van Dyck. Working in Rome, where he was a friend of Bernini, he produced masterpieces of illusionist decorative work, notably the ceiling of the church of II Gesu (1668-83).

 

St John the Baptist
c. 1676

 

 

 

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