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Giovan Francesco Gonzaga, was an Italian painter and sculptor. He was born on October 12, 1921 in Milan. He died on October 2, 2007 in Milan.


Attend young “Castello Sforzesco” (of Milan) where he enjoys copying the studies and designs of the past greats such as Leonardo and Michelangelo. Unlike other artists, and he will remain a self-taught.

Gonzaga has a stylistic autonomous and recognizable.

The subjects are usually depicted horses, riders, still lifes, soldiers, portraits and landscapes; interesting are the sacred subjects such as crucifixions, and especially the portraits of the Virgin Mary, etc.

Works in museums

Museums in Italy

  • Museo d'arte of Avellino with I due corsieri (1995) and Paesaggio bergamasco (2000).
  • Museo del Reggimento Savoia Cavalleria of Grosseto with Soldati del Savoia Cavalleria.
  • Museo storico dell'arma di cavalleria of Pinerolo (TO).
  • Museo storico della Guardia di Finanza of Rome with Il finanziere.
  • A.A.V.V., Giovan Francesco Gonzaga, Il Salotto, Milano 1997, pp. 61.
  • A.A.V.V., Gonzaga, Il Salotto, Milano 2002, pp.(7).
  • A.A.V.V., Giovan Francesco Gonzaga. Serigrafie 2004-2005, Edizioni Telemarket Comunication, Roncadelle (BS) 2005, pp.(57).
  • A.A.V.V., Esposizione di opere del maestro Giovan Francesco Gonzaga, Il Salotto, Milano 2012, pp. 15.
  • BONI Francesco - CIVIELLO Renato, Giovan Francesco Gonzaga, Il Salotto, Milano 1993, pp.(15).
  • FALOSSI Giorgio - MONTEVERDI Mario, Gonzaga, F.lli Verga, Milano 1980, pp. (12).
  • LEVI Paolo - SGARBI Vittorio, Catalogo generale delle opere di Giovan Francesco Gonzaga. Primo volume, Editoriale Giorgio Mondatori, Milano 2006, pp. 655.
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