Felice Giani (1758-1823)

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Giani painting, Vulcan's Armor

Vulcan’s Armor

Felice Giani was an 18th century Italian Neoclassical painter. Giani received his first studies in Bologna from 1780-1783 at the Accademia di San Luca, and studied under Pompeo Batoni. Giani was initially influenced by Ancient Roman and Greek art, as well as old masters Raphael and Michelangelo, among others.

Giani painting, Fresco Studies

Fresco Studies

Giani was eventually given comissions by Napoleon, and in 1819, was elected to the Congregation of the Virtuosi of the Pantheon.

Giani painting, Neoclassical Scene

Neoclassical Scene

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