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Gentileschi, Oraziolocked

(1563–1639)
  • Gabriele Finaldi

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Gentileschi, Orazio (1563–1639), painter, was born in Pisa and baptized in San Biagio alle Catene, Pisa, on 9 July 1563, the third son of Giovanni Battista di Bartolomeo Lomi (d. 1575), a goldsmith from Florence, and his wife, Maria Gentileschi. He probably trained as a goldsmith, and as late as 1593 was practising as a medallist. Both his older brothers, ...

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