Antonio Baldi

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Podalirius Leads the Young Nymphs Preparing the Hot Springs by Antonio Baldi, 1726

Antonio Baldi (c.1692–1768) was an Italian painter and engraver of the late-Baroque period. He was born at Cava de' Tirreni in the kingdom of Naples. After having training under Solimena, he became a pupil of Andreas Magliar for the art of engraving. He chiefly resided at Naples, where he occasionally worked as a scenic designer in collaboration with Vincenzo Re. He died in Naples in 1768.

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  • Bryan, Michael (1886). Robert Edmund Graves, ed. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical (Volume I: A-K). York St. #4, Covent Garden, London; Original from Fogg Library, Digitized May 18, 2007: George Bell and Sons. p. 71.