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Bianconi, Giovanni Lodovico

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    Full Name: Bianconi, Giovanni Lodovico

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1717

    Date Died: 1781

    Place Born: Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

    Place Died: Perugia, Perugia, Umbria, Italy

    Home Country/ies: Italy

    Subject Area(s): Italian (culture or style), Italian Renaissance-Baroque styles, painting (visual works), and Renaissance

    Career(s): art collectors, physicians, and scientists


    doctor, scientist, scholar, art historian; purchased Raphael’s Sistine Madonna (c. 1512-14), in 1753 for the Dresden Gemäldegalerie, wrote important monographs on Piranesi (1779), Mengs ( 1780) and antiquarian work, Descrizione dei circhi particolarmente di quello di Caracalla (1789).


    "Bianconi, Giovanni Lodovico." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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