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13"x21" AskArt Bio: Giovanni Francesco Barbieri was called Guercino which means "the squint-eyed." He was born in Cento, Italy in 1591. He displayed precocious talent as a child, and studied under several local masters. He then went on to Bologna and received instruction from Cremonini and Gennari...
22"x14" AskArt Bio:Known as the "Canaletto of Florence", Giuseppe Zocchi was a painter and printmaker who from an early age was taken under the protection of the Marchese Andrea Gerini, an intellectual and patron of the arts from a noble family which had been settled in Florence since the 14th century. Gerini sent the young artist to study the work of his contemporaries in Rome, Bologna, Milan and especially Venice, where he remained for almost two years before returning to Florence around 1741...
22"x14" The Cathedral of Saint Peter's ("La Catedra di S. Pietro") etching after the Renaissance artist Guercino
22"x14" Depiction of The Prodigal Son ("Figlio Prodigo") after the style of the Renaissance artist Guercino