Donato Creti

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Style: Rococo

Place: Cremona

Born: 1671

Death: 1749

Nationality: Italy

Biography:

Donato Creti (1671-1749) was an Italian painter of the Rococo period, active mostly in Bologna. Born in Cremona, he moved to Bologna, where he was a pupil of Lorenzo Pasinelli. He is described by Wittkower as the "Bolognese Marco Benefial", in that his style was less decorative and edged into a more formal neoclassical style. It is an academicized ...