Benedetto Luti

1666-1724 Italy/Baroque

 

Brief Biography-Benedetto Luti of Florence received his initial tuition from Anton Domenic Gabbiani, who trained under Vincenzo Dandini. In Rome, he entered the Academy of Saint Luke in 1694 and later became Principal. He also worked as a draughtsman and trader in art. Luti gained the benefaction of Pope Clement XI and received numerous commissions from notable clerics and nobility. The artist Pietro da Cortona was his primary influence. Giovanni Paolo Panini was one of his many distinguished students.

 

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a bearded man

a bearded man


allegory of wisdom

allegory of wisdom


apollo and daphne

apollo and daphne


flute player

flute player


girl with braided hair

girl with braided hair


head of a boy

head of a boy


head of a girl

head of a girl


head of an apostle

head of an apostle


love and psyche

love and psyche

penitent magdalena
in a landscape

penitent magdalena in a landscape


portrait of a girl

portrait of a girl


rebecca at well

rebecca at well


saint catherine

saint catherine

saint john the
evangelist

saint john the evangelist


self portrait

self portrait