Tassi (circa 1566-1644)

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Agostino Buonamici, named Tassi, Italian painter, was born in Perugia in circa 1566 and died in Rome in 1644. He was active in Tuscani in 1594-1608 and in Genoa, but in 1610 he moved to Rome and remained here for good, where obtained the fame as a quadraturist and landscape-painter. He was influenced by Nordic artists as M.Bril and A.Elsheimer, and classic modes of Domenichino: Paesaggio con Diana e Callisto (Rome, Gall.Corsini); paintings in Palazzo Pamphili (Rome).

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