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Filippo Lauri

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Name  Filippo Lauri

Period  Baroque
Filippo Lauri
Died  December 12, 1694, Rome, Italy
Artwork  St. Francis in Extasy, Alpheus Chasing Arethusa

Filippo Lauri (25 August 1623 - 12 December 1694) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, active mainly in Rome.

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Born and active in Rome, his story was featured in the biographies by Baldinucci. He first studied with his father, Balthasar Lauwers (a Flemish landscape painter (Italianized as Lauri), and then with his elder brother, Francesco Lauri. Afterwards, he worked under his brother-in-law, Angelo Caroselli. Filippo’s brother had been a pupil of Andrea Sacchi. In 1654 Lauri became a member of the Accademia di San Luca in Rome, and later became the Principe or director of the academy. He painted along with Filippo Gagliardi a canvas depiction of Celebrations for Christine of Sweden at Palazzo Barberini (now at Palazzo Braschi), which demonstrates the exubertant pagentry common in their time.

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Filippo's father had emigrated from Antwerp, and was a pupil of Paul Bril. Francesco's oldest brother Francesco Lauri was also a painter and a pupil of Andrea Sacchi, who died young. Fillipo often painted small figures for the landscapes of Claude Lorraine. He was prolific. He employed many engravers.

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References

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