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Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727-1785) Italian painter and engraver, Pistoiese by descent, was born in Florence.His first lessons were given him by a Florentine of English descent, Ignatius Hugford, and then under Anton Domenico Gabbiani. He was in Rome from 1750-1753, where he became acquainted with Sir William Chambers, the architect, and Joseph Wilton, the sculptor, whom he accompanied to England in August 1755.   more from wikipedia »