Pietro da Cortona

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Pietro da Cortona

(Italian ˈpjɛːtro da korˈtoːna)
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(Biography) real name Pietro Berrettini. 1596–1669, Italian baroque painter and architect
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In the second epigraph the splendid poet and art critic Yves Bonnefoy notes how Poussin, Titian, and Pietro Berrettini da Cortona (called Cortone in French) would have liked to reproduce the world in their paintings, only to be caught between "the profusion of the real and the limits of the individual.