Luca Giordano, aka Luca Fà-presto
(Italian, 1634 - 1705)
This person is associated with: Baroque
Italian late Baroque painter and printmaker born in Naples. He was a pupil of Juseppe di Ribera.

He worked in Naples, Florence and Rome. In 1692, he was called by Charles II of Spain and stayed there for a decade. He later returned to Naples where he died.

He painted with an incredible rapidity, hence his nickname. He used strong Venitian colours, mixed with a lot of drapery or other rounded patterns. He was held in high esteem by by painters in the 18th century.

Name:Luca Giordano
Dates:1634 - 1705
Nationality:Italian
Sex:No data
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National Gallery - London14 artworks
National Trust - UK12 artworks
Royal Collection Trust (UK) - Buckingham Palace9 artworks
Museo del Prado - Madrid8 artworks
Hermitage Museum - St-Petersburg8 artworks
Compton Verney - Warwickshire4 artworks
Private collection4 artworks
Musée du Louvre - Paris3 artworks
Uknown owner3 artworks
Wellington Museum - London2 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY2 artworks

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Explanation:
This person died over 70 years ago (in 1705).