Fiori, Mario dei (1603-1673)

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Mario Nuzzi, named Mario dei Fiori, Italian painter, was born in Penna Fermana in 1603 and died in Rome in 1673. He obtained the great success as a painter of still-life, specialized in flower (fiori) themes, so that his name was given to a Roman street on which he lived (close to Piazza di Spagna): Mario dei Fiori while painting (in collaboration with M.G.Morandi, 1660, Ariccia, Palazzo Chigi), a painting on the mirror (in collaboration with C.Maratta, Rome, Palazzo Colonna, 1670).

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