Cigoli

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Birthday
21, 1559
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Jun 18, 1613 (53)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
21, 1559
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Jun 18, 1613 (53)

About

Italian artist of the Mannerist and Baroque periods whose paintings included "The Sacrifice of Isaac" and "Venus and Satyr." His "St. Peter Healing the Lame Man" was regarded as one of Rome's most beautiful paintings.

Before Fame

He studied in Florence with the famous Mannerist artist Alessandro Allori.

Trivia

His real name was Lodovico Cardi, but he went by Cigoli.

Family Life

He was raised in the Tuscany region of Italy.

Associated With

He was a close friend of Galileo Galilei.