- Andrea Andreani
Andrea Andreani (1540-1623) was an Italian
engraveron wood, who was among the first printmakers in Italy to use chiaroscuro, which required multiple colours. Born and generally active in Mantuaabout 1540 (Brulliot says 1560) and died at Romein 1623. His engravings are scarce and valuable, and are chiefly copies of Mantegna, Albrecht Dürer, Parmigianinoand Titian. The most remarkable of his works are "Mercury and Ignorance", the "Deluge", "Pharaoh's Host Drowned in the Red Sea" (after Titian), the "Triumph of Caesar" (after Mantegna), and "Christ retiring from the judgment-seat of Pilate" after a relief by Giambologna. He was active 1584-1610 in Florence [ULAN] .
*cite book | first= Stefano| last= Ticozzi| year=1830| title= "Dizionario degli architetti, scultori, pittori, intagliatori in rame ed in pietra, coniatori di medaglie, musaicisti, niellatori, intarsiatori d’ogni etá e d’ogni nazione"' (Volume 1)| editor = | pages= page 53 | publisher=Gaetano Schiepatti; Digitized by Googlebooks, Jan 24, 2007 | id= | url= http://books.google.com/books?id=0ownAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA5&dq=Stefano+Ticozzi+Dizionario | authorlink=
* [http://www.getty.edu/vow/ULANFullDisplay?find=Andreani&role=&nation=&prev_page=1&subjectid=500032629| Getty ULAN entry] .
* [http://www.artnet.com/library/00/0027/T002780.asp| artnet]
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