Orazio Gentileschi

male / Italian
Pisa 1563-07-09
Saur 1992-
London (England) 1639-02-07
Saur 1992-
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
leerling en jongere broer van de laat-maniërist Aurelio Lomi
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Period of activity
1576 - 1639
1576 of 1578 vertrek naar Rome naar zijn oom, neemt diens naam Gentileschi als familienaam aan, waarschijnlijk werkzaam als goudsmid. Als schilder wordt hij voor het eerst 1588-89 vermeld als medewerker bij de decoratie van de Biblioteca Sistina in het Vaticaan o.l.v. Cesare Nebbia.
Active in
  • Rome 1576 - 1613
  • Fabriano 1613 - 1619
    ontvangt opdrachten voor schilderijen in de kerken in Fabriano in de Marche
  • Rome 1619 - 1621
  • Genua 1621
    op uitnodiging van Giovan Antonio Santi
  • Parijs 1624
    op uitnodiging van Maria de Medici
  • Londen (Engeland) 1626 - 1639
    op uitnodinging van Karel I van Engeland
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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.
genre, history (as a genre), portrait, Christian religious scene
Here we mention the current to which an artist belonged. Many currents have not yet been entered, because the content of this field is still under development.
Toskaanse schilder uit de Romeinse-Caravageske stijlrichting.
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Entered on: 1991-12-15; Modification on: 2017-09-04


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