Filippo Abbiati

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Filippo Abbiati, The Solemn Entrance of Charles Borromeo in Milan, from the Quadroni of St. Charles, Milan Cathedral

Filippo Abbiati (1640–1715) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, active in Lombardy and Turin. Born in Milan, he was a pupil of the painter Antonio Busca. Alessandro Magnasco was one of his pupils.[1] Ticozzi claims he trained, along with Federigo Bianchi, with Carlo Francesco Nuvolone. Along with Bianchi, he painted the cupola of Sant'Alessandro Martire in Milan. Abbiati also painted a St. John preaching in the Wilderness for a church in Saronno.[2]


  1. ^ ULAN entry
  2. ^ Bryan, Michael (1886). Robert Edmund Graves, ed. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical (Volume I A-K). York St. #4, Covent Garden, London; Original from Fogg Library, Digitized May 18, 2007: George Bell and Sons. pp. page 2.