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Carpoforo Tencalla

Italian painter

Died when: 61 years 180 days (737 months)
Star Sign: Virgo

 

Carpoforo Tencalla

Carpoforo Tencalla (or Tencala) (10 September 1623 - 9 March 1685) was an influential Swiss-Italian Baroque painter of canvases and frescoes.He is little studied and has come only recently to the attention of art critics.

He introduced the style of 17th-century Italian painting with its mythological subjects to Central Europe, reviving the art of fresco on large surfaces.


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