Francesco Quaini
Francesco Quaini (1611–1680) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period.Born in Bologna, he started as a pupil of the renowned quadratura master, Agostino Mitelli. Working together with Marcantonio ...
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Paolo Ballarini
Paolo Ballarini (Bologna, October 10, 1712) was an Italian painter, mainly of landscapes.
Ballarini studied first painting under Francesco Monti, then architecture under Stefano Orlandi, and final...
Agostino Mitelli
Agostino Mitelli (March 16, 1609 – August 2, 1660) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period and best known as a fresco painter of quadratura or illusionistic perspectival architectural frameworks....
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Domenico Ambrogi
Domenico Ambrogi (c. 1600-after 1678) was an Italian painter from Bologna of the 17th century, also called Menichino or Menghino del Brizio, after a master. Mainly known as a decorator of quadratura. ...
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Cristoforo Rosa
Cristoforo Rosa (?? in Brescia – 1576 in Brescia) was an Italian painter of quadratura (illusionistic ceiling painting) of the Renaissance period.In 1569, with his brother Stefano, Rosa painted...
Alberto Carlieri
Alberto Carlieri (1672-after 1720) was an Italian painter of the late-Baroque period. He was born at Rome, where he was first a pupil of Giuseppe Marchi, but afterwards of Andrea Pozzo. He excelled in...
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Baldassare Bianchi
Baldassare Bianchi (Bologna, 1612–1679) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period.
He was first a pupil of Giovanni Paderna, but after Paderna's death, he trained with Agostino Mitelli, the pre...
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Giovanni Battista Gaulli
Giovanni Battista Gaulli (8 May 1639 – 2 April 1709), also known as Baciccio or Baciccia (Genoese nicknames for Giovanni Battista), was an Italian artist working in the High Baroque and early Rococo p...
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Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni
Jean-Nicolas Servan, also known as Giovanni Niccolò Servando or Servandoni (2 May 1695 - 19 January 1766) was a French decorator, architect, scene-painter and trompe-l'œil specialist.He was the son of...
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Angelo Michele Colonna
Angelo Michele Colonna (21 September 1604 - 1687) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, active in Bologna, northern and central Italy and Spain. He is sometimes referred to as Michelangelo Col...
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Mauro Aldrovandini
Mauro Aldrovandini (1649–1680) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period. While he was most active in Bologna, and some claim he was native to the city, others claim he was born in Rovigo. He mai...
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Bartolomeo Bassi
Bartolomeo Bassi (early 1600s-1640s) was an Italian painter active in the early-Baroque period, mainly in his hometown of Genoa. He was a disciple of Giovanni Andrea Ansaldo, and painted quadratura. D...
Pietro Paltronieri
Pietro Paltronieri (1673–1741) was an Italian painter of the late Baroque period, active mainly in Rome, Bologna, and Vienna.
He was a pupil of Giovanni Francesco Cassana and Marcantonio Chiarini....
Fra Simone da Carnuli
Fra Simone da Carnuli was an Italian painter. He was a Franciscan monk of Genoa. He painted several pictures for his convent, two of which, representing the Last Supper and Preaching of St. Anthony, a...
Rinaldo Botti
Rinaldo Botti (Florence, 1658 – Florence, March 31, 1740) was an Italian painter active in the Baroque period. He was a pupil of Jacopo Chiavistelli, and specialized in quadratura. He collaborated wit...
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Pier Francesco Battistelli
Pier Francesco Battistelli (17th century) was an Italian painter active in the early-Baroque period, mainly in his hometown of Bologna as well as Parma. He painted quadratura.
Cesare Baglioni
Cesare Baglioni (c. 1525–1590) was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period. He trained under his father, then became renowned as a painter of quadratura. He painted in Parma and Rome. He be...
Giuseppe Antonio Landi
Giuseppe Antonio Landi (30 October 1713 – 22 June 1791) was an 18th-century Italian neoclassical architect and painter of quadratura.Landi was born in Bologna. He was a pupil of Ferdinando Gall...
Luigi Quaini
Luigi Quaini (1643–1717) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period.He first learned the art of architectural perspective painting from his father, Francesco Quaini, a pupil of Agostino Mitelli. Af...
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Giovanni Maria Cerva
Giovanni Maria Cerva was a 17th-century Italian painter of the Baroque period, active in quadratura in the city of Bologna. Also named il Bagnolino. He was a pupil of Menichino. He was active in 1640....
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Francesco Veau
Francesco Veau (1727–1768) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period. He was a painter of quadratura and was born at Pavia.
Giuseppe Melani
Giuseppe Melani (13 August, 1673 - 7 November, 1747) was an Italian painter of the late-Baroque period, active mainly in Pisa.
His father, Pietro Milani, was a painter. He initially apprenticed wi...
Marcantonio Chiarini
Marcantonio Chiarini (c. 1652–1730) was an Italian painter of the late-Baroque period. Born near Bologna, he trained with Francesco Quaino and Domenico Santi. He painted scenography for plays as well ...
Antonio Agrote
Antonio Agrote was an Italian architectural or quadratura painter, flourished about 1750. He painted one of the chapels of the Carmelite church at Milan, and the decorations of the church of Santa Mar...
Gaetano Alemani
Gaetano Alemani (or Alamanni; 1728- December 14, 1782) was an Italian painter, active mainly in Bologna in the architectural and ornamental painting (quadratura) for the decoration of churches and th...
Giuseppe Natali
Giuseppe Natali (1652–1722) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, active mainly in Cremona and Lombardy.
He was born in Casalmaggiore, near Cremona. He was the son of a Giovanni Battista N...
Giovanni Paderna
Giovanni Paderna (17th century) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period.He trained with Girolamo Curti, became an accomplished imitator of Agostino Mitelli, the pre-eminent quadratura painter fro...
Illusionistic ceiling painting
Illusionistic ceiling painting, which includes the techniques of perspective di sotto in sù and quadratura, is the tradition in Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo art in which trompe l'oeil, perspective ...
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Carlo Moscatiello
Carlo Moscatiello (1650–1739) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, active near his natal city of Naples. He was active in quadratura.