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Giovanni Battista Pamphilj

male / Italian
Qualifications
art collector, cardinal, jurist
Cardinal from 1629 to 1644; elected as Pope Innocentius X in 1644. He started a large collection of artworks in the Palazzo Pamphili in Rome, the current Palazzo Doria Pamphilj. Beside many famous Italian masters, Pamphilj collected work by Flemish painters such as: Jan Brueghel I, Paul Bril, Jan Gossaert, Jan van Scorel, Jan Lievens, Davied Tenier II, Jan Baptist Weenix and Herri met de Bles. This collection is still in private hands.
Nationality/school
Italian
Born
Rome 1574-05-06
Deceased
Rome 1655-01-07
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son of Camillo Pamphilj and Maria Cancellieri del Bufalo
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In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
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Entered on: 2012-03-21; Modification on: 2019-03-08

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