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Gaulli, Giovanni Battista

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(called Baccicco), an eminent Italian. painter, was born in 1639, and was instructed in the art in Genoa, after which he went to Rome, where he studied the works of the best masters. The ceiling of the Church del Gesu, at Rome, is his most celebrated performance, representing St. Francis Xavier taken up to heaven. The following are some of his principal pictures: The Madonna and Infant; The Death of St. Saverio. He also gained reputation by painting the angels in the dome of St. Agnes. He died in 1709.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Gaulli, Giovanni Battista'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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