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CIGNANI, Carlo

CIGNANI, Carlo Joseph and Potiphar s Wife oil painting on canvas
Joseph and Potiphar s Wife
Painting ID::  6024
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CIGNANI, Carlo Joseph and Potiphar s Wife oil painting on canvas



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  CIGNANI, Carlo
  Italian Baroque Era Painter, 1628-1719 Italian painter and draughtsman. He was the leading master in Bologna during the later decades of the 17th century, commanding a position of authority comparable to that of Carlo Maratti in Rome. He bore the title of Conte, and his biographer Giovan Pietro Zanotti wrote that he 'always worked for glory, not for need'. Zanotti's emphasis on Cignani's 'new manner' refers to the reflective, intimate mood of his art, presaged in the later pictures of Guido Reni and Guercino, and in those of Simone Cantarini. This gentle manner, which prevailed in the second half of the 17th century,
  Joseph and Potiphar s Wife
  1678-80 Oil on canvas, 99 x 99 cm Gemäldegalerie, Dresden

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