Manetti, Rutilio (1571-1639)

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Rutilio Manetti, Italian painter, was born and died in Siena in 1571-1639. He was a pupil of F.Vanni and V.Salimbeni, and was influenced a lot by art of F.Barocci. After a travel to Rome in 1615 and meeting with the works of Caravaggio, he dedicated himself mostly to religious themes: Tentation of St Anthony (1620, Siena, Sant'Agostino), Death of Blessed Antonino Patrizi (Monticiano, 1616), Birth of Virgin (Chiesa di S.Maria dei Servi, Siena, 1625), Possessed (Chiesa di S.Domenico, 1628).

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