Artists in biographies by Filippo Baldinucci

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Filippo Baldinucci's Notizie de' Professori del Disegno, Da Cimabue in qua, Secolo V. dal 1610. al 1670. Distinto in Decennali (or Notice of the Professors of Design, from Cimabue to now, from 1610-1670) was a major art biography of Baroque painters. Written by the erudite Florentine professor of the Accademia della Crusca, it is often verbose and rife with factual errors; however, it is a broad compendium of stories about generally contemporaneous Baroque painters. It is interesting to note that dozens of Flemish and Dutch painters, including Rembrandt, were judged to merit inclusion. The posthumous edition (1681) includes (in order of appearance in the text) and expanding list of artists:

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