gettypubs : Although not quite a household name, Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, known as Guercino (“the squinter”), has been recognized as one of the finest draftsmen of the seventeenth century.

gettypubs:

Although not quite a household name, Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, known as Guercino (“the squinter”), has been recognized as one of the finest draftsmen of the seventeenth century. Above is his Landscape with a View of a Fortified Port

Landscape with a View of a Fortified Port

Guercino 

Italian, about 1635 

Pen and brown ink

Los Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum

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