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Bernardino Galliari


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Bernardino Galliari (1707-1794), an Italian painter, was born at Andorno. There is an Adoration of the Shepherds by him in the Brera at Milan. He was a famed scenic designer and decorator of theaters.

Bernardino was the first son of Giovanni.[1] He was born into a large family of artists:

Giovanni Galliari d’ Andorno-Cacciorna, painter.
Fabrizio Galliari (1709-1790), second son of Giovanni, quadraturista.He painted in many churches and palaces. He painted the cupola of the Cathedral of Vercelli. In 1778, he became professor at the Albertina Academy. Born in Andorno, died in Treviglio.[2]
Gian Antonio Galliari (1718-1783), third son of Giovanni, still-life painter of flowers. Born in Andorno, died in Milan.[3]
Giovannino Galliari, son of Fabrizio, quadraturista, travelled to Paris and Berlin, painted the duomo at Biella, and a salon in the Turin Academy of Sciences, died in 1819 in Treviglio.[4]
Giuseppino Galliari, son of Fabrizio, Mannerist figure painter, scenographer, died in 1817 at Milan.[5]
Gaspare Galliari was the son of Gian Antonio.


This article incorporates text from the article "GALLIARI, Bernardino" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.

Istoria Della Vercellese Letteratura Ed Arti, Volume 4. (1824) Gaspare De Gregori, page 366.
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