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Paolo Gerolamo Brusco

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Nationality  Italian
Known for  Painting
Period  Neoclassicism
Name  Paolo Brusco
Movement  Neoclassic

Paolo Gerolamo Brusco
Born  8 June 1742Savona
Died  March 30, 1820, Savona, Italy

Paolo Gerolamo Brusco or Girolamo Brusco (8 June 1742 – 30 March 1820) was a prolific Italian painter active in Liguria. He was also nicknamed Bruschetto.


Paolo Gerolamo Brusco FilePaolo Gerolamo Brusco Savona Old city Sistina chapel


Paolo Gerolamo Brusco Erminia tra i pastori by Paolo Gerolamo Brusco on artnet

Born in Savona, he traveled to Rome and was influenced by the Neoclassic style of Anton Raphael Mengs, and may have trained with Pompeo Batoni


  • St Vincent of Paoli in the first chapel to right of the Church of Sant'Andrea Apostolo (Savona).
  • Stuccowork and frescoes for the Church of San Pietro (Savona).
  • Mysteries of the Rosary: Canvases for the Church of San Bernardo of Italy.
  • Frescoes in the presbytery for the Church of San Lorenzo of Cairo Montenotte.
  • Fresco (1810) of St. Martin for the Church of San Martino of Italy.
  • Frescoes for the Church of Santissima Trinità in Sassello.
  • Frescoes for the Church of San Michele in Celle Ligure.
  • Canvases and frescoes for the Church of San Nicolò in Albisola Superiore.
  • Canvases for the Church of San Giovanni Battista of Savona.
  • Frescoes for the Sanctuary of Nostra Signora delle Grazie al Molo in Genoa.
  • Madonna di Misericordia for the Oratory of Nostra Signora di Castello in Savona.
  • References

    Paolo Gerolamo Brusco Wikipedia