Virgin appears to victims of the Plague (1666)
|Notable work(s)||Plague of Venice|
Antonio Zanchi (6 December 1631 – 12 April 1722) was an Italian painter of the Baroque, active mainly in Venice, but his prolific works can also be seen in Padua, Treviso, Rovigo, Verona, Vicenza, Loreto, Brescia, Milan, and Bergamo, as well as Bavaria.
He was born in Este and trained with Francesco Ruschi. His masterpiece was the canvas on the Plague of Venice painted for the Scuola di San Rocco. He also painted a number of canvases in the Venetian church of Santa Maria del Giglio. Among his pupils were Francesco Trevisani and Antonio Molinari.
Notes and references
- Farquhar, Maria (1855). Ralph Nicholson Wornum, ed. Biographical catalogue of the principal Italian painters. Woodfall & Kinder, Angel Court, Skinner Street, London; Digitized by Googlebooks from Oxford University copy on Jun 27, 2006. p. 204.
- Pietrogrande, Giacomo (1881). Biografie Estensi. Tipografia alla Minerva dei Fratelli Salmin, Padua. pp. 71–92.
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