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Casanova, Francescolocked

(bap. 1727, d. 1803)
  • L. H. Cust
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Casanova, Francesco (bap. 1727, d. 1803), battle and equestrian painter, was born in London, where he was baptized on 7 June 1727, one of six sons of the travelling Venetian actors Gaetano Giuseppe Casanova (d. 1733) and Giovanna Zanetta Farussi. His brothers included the infamous adventurer ...

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