Dictionary of



Art  &  Artist




 



 

 

 

Albani Francesco

(1578-1660).

Italian painter working at Bologna and Rome and popular with his contemporaries for graceful, if somewhat sentimental, religious and mythological paintings. He studied first under the Flemish painter *Calvaert and then at the Carracci Academy.

 


Spring

1616-17
Oil on canvas
Galleria Borghese, Rome

 

 
 

 

Discuss Art

Please note: site admin does not answer any questions. This is our readers discussion only.

 
| privacy