Pietro Longhi

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Style: Rococo

Place: Venice

Born: 1702

Death: 1785

Nationality: Italy

Biography:

Pietro Longhi (1702 or November 5, 1701 - May 8, 1785) was a Venetian painter of contemporary scenes of life. Pietro Longhi was born in Venice in the parish of Saint Maria, first child of the silversmith Alessandro Falca and his wife, Antonia. He adopted the Longhi last name when he began to paint. He was initially taught by the Veronese painter An...