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Italian
Born
Santarcangelo di Romagna 1601-01-13
baptized on January 20, 1601
Deceased
Vienna 1663
Thieme-Becker and Bénézit both give 1681, which is incorrect. Saur and Paolucci (2008): 1663
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  • Santarcangelo di Romagna 1615 - 1618
    A presentation of the Last Supper in the Capucinian Monastery of Sant 'Arcangelo, dating from 1615 or 1618, is signed with "GUIDUS CAGNACCIUS", probably the most famous work of Cagnacci (Paolucci 2008)
  • Bologna 1618 - 1621
  • Rome 1620 - 1622
    First trip to Rome probably already in 1620, second trip in 1621. In Rome, Cagnacci probably shared a home with the painter Guercino. Over the period 1622-1627, any information regarding the residence of Cagnacci is missing.
  • Saludecio 1627
    decoration of a newly built chapel, the Cappella del Sacramento (broken down in 1794)
  • Rimini 1628 - 1636
  • Urbania 1637
  • Bologna 1640 - 1642
  • Forlì 1642 - 1644
    252/5000 frescoes (saints) in the dome of the cappella della S. Maria del Fuoco in Forli Cathedral, which Cagnacci would not complete for unclear reasons (this happened by Angelo Michele Colonna and later by Carlo Cignani - in 1706)
  • Rimini 1643
  • Cesena 1644 - 1646
  • Faenza 1644 - 1649
    under the protection of the Spada family
  • Forlì 1647
  • Venetië 1649 - 1658
    about 10 years; during this period, Cagnacci took the pseudonym 'Canlassi'
  • Cesenatico 1658 - 1659
    purchase of a house
  • Romagna (streek) 1660
    stayed here for a short while (Teeuwisse 2009, p. 154)
  • Wenen 1659 - 1663
    worked in the court of Leopold I in 1660; painted here "The Death of Cleopatra" (Teeuwisse 2009, p. 154)
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
history (as a genre), nude figure, portrait, Christian religious scene, flower piece, mythology
Entered on: 1991-11-27; Modification on: 2019-08-27

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