Ghezzi, Pierleone (1674-1755)

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Pierleone Ghezzi, Italian painter, was born and died in Rome in 1674-1755. He executed numerous frescoes in different Roman churches and in Villa Falconieri di Fruscati (1727) where represented the scenes from the contemporary life. His fame is also connected to a rich series of designs and drawings which gives a realistic picture of the society of that epoch (the album is named Mondo nuovo (New World) Rome, Vatican Library).

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