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Luca Cambiaso

Luca Cambiasi, also known as Luca Cambiaso and Luca Cangiagio was an Italian painter and draftsman and the leading artist in Genoa in the 16th century. He is considered the founder of the Genoese school who established the local tradition of historical fresco painting through his many decorations of Genoese churches and palaces. He produced a number of poetic night scenes. He was a prolific draughtsman who sometimes reduced figures to geometric forms. He was familiarly known as Lucchetto da Genova. Read more from Wikipedia →

Works by this artist in other museums: the Art Institute of Chicago.