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 - London(United Kingdom - London)14 artworks
National Trust - UK(United Kingdom)12 artworks
Royal Collection Trust (UK) - Buckingham Palace(United Kingdom - London)9 artworks
Hermitage Museum - St-Petersburg(Russian Federation - St. Petersburg)8 artworks
Museo Nacional del Prado(Spain - Madrid)8 artworks
Compton Verney - Warwickshire(United Kingdom - Compton Verney)4 artworks
Private collection4 artworks
Musée du Louvre(France - Paris)3 artworks
Uknown owner3 artworks
Wellington Museum - London(United Kingdom - London)2 artworks
Akademie der Bildenden Kunste - Vienna(Austria - Vienna)2 artworks

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