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Saraceni [Veneziano], Carlolocked

(b Venice, c. 1579; d Venice, June 16, 1620).
  • John J. Chvostal

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Italian painter. He is best known for his jewel-like paintings representing sacred and secular themes, which combine a delicate technique inspired by Adam Elsheimer with a note of observed realism owed to Caravaggio. He also painted altarpieces and worked in fresco.

By 1598 Saraceni had moved from Venice to Rome, where he studied with ...

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