Domenico Bruni
Domenico Bruni (c. 1600–1666) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, mainly active in Brescia. He trained with Tommaso Sandrino. He helped decorate the chorus of the church of the Carmini in B...
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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...
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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Domenico Carnovale
Domenico Carnovale was an Italian painter and architect, active mainly in his native Modena. He was known to be active c. the year 1564. He excelled in painting quadratura. He was also a reputable arc...
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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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...
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...
Giuseppe Alabardi
Giuseppe Alabardi (also called il Schioppi) was an Italian painter, active in Venice around the year 1600. Some works in the Oratory of San Nicola da Tolentino in Vicenza are attributed him. He painte...
Pietro Capelli
Pietro Capelli (died 1734) was an Italian painter of the Rococo, active in his native city of Naples. He trained under Francesco Solimena. He was active in quadratura, but also painted canvases with l...
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 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...
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.
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...
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.
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 ...
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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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...
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...
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...
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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Giacomo Torelli
Giacomo Torelli (1 September 1608 – 17 June 1678) was an Italian stage designer, engineer, and architect. His work in stage design, particularly his designs of machinery for creating spectacular scen...
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