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DANIELE CRESPI (1590-1630)

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 412 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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DANIELE CRESPI (1590-1630), Italian historical painter, was born near Milan, and studied under Giovanni Battista Crespi and Giulio Procaccini. He was an excellent colourist; his drawing was correct and vigorous, and he grouped his composi,-tions with much ability. His best work, a series of pictures from the life of Saint Bruno, is in the monastery of the Carthusians at Milan. Among the most famous of his paintings is a " Stoning of St Stephen " at Brera, and there are several excellent examples of his work in the city of his birth and at Pavia.
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