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Giuseppe Cesari

Cesari, Giuseppe, called Cavaliere d'Arpino (jōzĕpˈpā chāˈzärē kävälyāˈrā därpēˈnō) [key], 1568–1640, Italian late mannerist painter. Cesari's outstanding works are the frescoes in the Capitol and in the Borghese Chapel, Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome. Other works are Adam and Eve Expelled from Paradise (Louvre); a self-portrait (Uffizi); and Perseus and Andromeda (Metropolitan Mus.). Several eminent baroque painters, including Caravaggio, were his pupils.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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