Alessandro Magnasco - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Alessandro Magnasco

Place: Genoa

Born: 1667

Death: 1749

Nationality: Italy


Alessandro Magnasco (February 4, 1667 – March 12, 1749), also known as il Lissandrino, was an Italian late-Baroque painter active mostly in Milan and Genoa. He is best known for stylized, fantastic, often phantasmagoric genre or landscape scenes. Born in Genoa to a minor artist, Stefano Magnasco, he apprenticed with Valerio Castello, and finally wi...