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Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri)

 
Domenichino

Late Renaissance Italian painter
(Bologna, Italy, 1581 - 1641, Naples, Italy)

Note: Domenichino was the son of a son of a successful shoemaker. He studied and worked with Ludovico Carracci's studio and under Annibale Carracci. From his frescoes and altarpieces, he was an influential exponent of the 17th-century classical style. Best known for landscapes and for sensitive depictions of facial expression and gestures.

2 objects

The Flight into Egypt

1581-1641
pen and brown ink over red chalk on paper
Bequest of the Honorable James Bowdoin III
1811.102
 

The Heliades

1500-1600
pen and brown ink over black chalk, brush and brown wash on paper
Gift of Miss Susan Dwight Bliss
1956.24.210