Pietro Ricchi

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Ricchi's painting Judith

Pietro Ricchi (1606 – 15 August 1675) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, born in Lucca.

In 1632-33, he was in France and painted a fresco the rooms of Fléchères castle [fr].

He traveled widely thorough Northern Italy. He was a pupil of the painter Domenico Passignano and Guido Reni. He painted an altarpiece for the church of San Francesco in Lucca.

Ricchi died in Udine in 1675.

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  • 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. 144.

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