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Sebastiano Conca

 (1680 - 1764)
Sebastiano Conca was active/lived in Italy.  Sebastiano Conca is known for religious figure easel and fresco painting.

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Sebastiano Conca


Sebastiano Conca was the son of Erasmo Conca and Caterina de Iorio and the eldest of ten children. According to Francesco Maria Niccolò Gabburri, when very young he was a pupil of Luca Giordano, but the only teacher who can be assigned to him with certainty is Francesco Solimena. Conca probably entered his studio in Naples c. 1693 and in 1703 assisted him in painting decorative frescoes for the abbey of Montecassino. In 1706 (de Dominici) or perhaps 1707 (Pio) Conca moved to Rome. He remained there for 45 years but never lost touch with Gaeta, to which he often returned. In Rome, inspired by the art of Michelangelo, Raphael and the Carracci, he moved away   ...  Displaying 750 of 10140 characters.



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About  Sebastiano Conca

Born:  1680 - Gaeta, Italy
Died:   1764 - Naples, Italy
Known for:  religious figure easel and fresco painting