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Zugno, Francesco or Zugni, Giugno, Zuguolocked

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born c. 1559, in Brescia, in 1574 according to some sources; died 27 September 1621, in Brescia.

Painter, fresco artist, mosaicist. Religious subjects, figures.

Francesco Zugno was a pupil of Palma the Younger; although less talented than the latter as a draughtsman, he surpassed Palma in his use of colour. He was a remarkable fresco painter who, it has been said, frequently painted the human figures in architectural paintings by Tommasso Sandrino. He is perhaps best known for his ...

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