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Orazio Talami (1624–September 15, 1705) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, active mainly in Bologna and Reggio Emilia.
Talami was born and died in Reggio Emilia. He was a pupil of the painter Pietro Desani. He may have also spent some years of his youth working with Leonello Spada. He painted a for the presbytery of the Cathedral at Reggio; he painted Cathedra of St Peter for the church of San Prospero in Reggio, a St Francis Xavier and the Redemption of the Blessed Slaves for San Giacomo; a St Phillip Benizzi for the Basilica della Ghiara; a St Joseph for the church of San Giorgio; a St Michele for the church of San Bartolommeo; a St Contardo for the church of San Nazzaro; a St Peter in Chains for the church of San Agostino; and Three Magi for San Filippo Neri in Reggio. He ceased to paint after 1699.
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Hobbes, James R. (1849). Picture collector's manual adapted to the professional man, and the amateur. T&W Boone, 29 Bond Street; Digitized by Googlebooks. p. 73.
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