Paolo Gerolamo Brusco

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Paolo Gerolamo Brusco
Savona-Paolo Gerolamo Brusco.jpg
Statue of Paolo Gerolamo Brusco in the public gardens of the Piazza del Popolo in Savona.
Born 8 June 1742
Savona
Died 30 March 1820
Nationality Italian
Known for Painting
Movement Neoclassic

Paolo Gerolamo Brusco or Girolamo Brusco (8 June, 1742 in Savona – 30 March, 1820) was a prolific Italian painter active in Liguria. He was also nicknamed Bruschetto. He was influenced by the Neoclassic style of Anton Raphael Mengs, and may have trained with Pompeo Batoni[1]

Works[edit]

  • St Vincent of Paoli in the first chapel to right of the Church of Sant'Andrea Apostolo (Savona).
  • Stuccowork and frescoes for the Church of San Pietro (Savona).
  • Mysteries of the Rosary: Canvases for the Church of San Bernardo of Italy.
  • Frescoes in the presbytery for the Church of San Lorenzo of Cairo Montenotte.
  • Fresco (1810) of St. Martin for the Church of San Martino of Italy.
  • Frescoes for the Church of Santissima Trinità in Sassello.
  • Frescoes for the Church of San Michele in Celle Ligure.
  • Canvases and frescoes for the Church of San Nicolò in Albisola Superiore.
  • Canvases for the Church of San Giovanni Battista of Savona.
  • Frescoes for the Sanctuary of Nostra Signora delle Grazie al Molo in Genoa.
  • Madonna di Misericordia for the Oratory of Nostra Signora di Castello in Savona.

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