ITALIAN PAINTER WITH CAREFUL EYE – Guercino and the effects of light and shade

GIOVANNI FRANCESCO BARBIERI / GUERCINO 1/3 – Because he was cross-eyed, at the early age he acquired the nickname Guercino (Italian for “squinter”). He was Italian Baroque painter from the region of Emilia, active in Rome and Bologna. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fevhwZ9FFYU Considering a subject for a painting, he imagined the scene from every angle. Often he used close-up studies, to examine the …

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GIOVANNI FRANCESCO BARBIERI / GUERCINO (1591/1666), ITALIAN PAINTER – Painting with fond appreciation for sacral and everyday life

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