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Rome 1582 - 1622

Vespasiano Strada was born in Rome to a Spanish family and his father too was a painter. His biography is summarized by Giovanni Baglione. Strada worked chiefly in fresco, and had embellished the churches and public edifices at Rome with several of his historical paintings. He was also an accomplished etcher.