(b. 1652, Napoli, d. 1732, Napoli)


Italian painter, also known as Abate Andrea Belvedere. At the start of his career his work was inspired by Paolo Porpora and particularly by the early works of Giuseppe Recco. He excelled in painting still-life paintings of fruit and flowers. He was employed by Charles II of Spain; and in collaboration with Luca Giordano, who painted the figures, he helped to decorate the Escorial.

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