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Bonaventura Genelli

Genelli, Bonaventura (bōnävāntōˈrä jānĕlˈlē) [key], 1798–1868, German painter and illustrator. He studied at the Berlin Academy and in Rome. Genelli painted mythological and biblical subjects, such as Triumph of Bacchus and Ariadne, but his greatest success was in illustrating. Among his best designs are 48 outline illustrations for Homer, 36 for Dante, and copperplate illustrations for Life of a Profligate.

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