Antonio Zanchi

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Antonio Zanchi
Antonio Zanchi La Virgen se aparece a las víctimas de la peste det 1666 Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venecia.jpg
Virgin appears to victims of the Plague (1666)
Born 1631
Este, Italy
Died 1722
Nationality Venetian
Education Francesco Ruschi
Known for Painting
Notable work(s) Plague of Venice
Movement Baroque

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.[1] 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.

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