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date: 09 May 2021

Andreani, Andrealocked


Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born c. 1560, in Mantua; died 1623.

Painter, engraver.

There is disagreement about Andrea Andreani's date of birth. Some experts say 1540, others 1546. Brulliot gives it as 1560, which seems likely as his earliest known works date from 1584. Little is known about his painting but he appears to have worked as an engraver from the start of his career when he set up as an artist in Rome, and by 1590 he also had a busy workshop in Mantua. At that period ...

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