Giacinto Boccanera

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Giacinto Boccanera (1666-1746) was an Italian painter.

He was born in Leonessa, and around the year 1684, trained in Rome under Giacinto Brandi. One of his earliest signed works, a study (1689) for an altarpiece for the cathedral of Città della Pieve.[1] He moved to Perugia circa 1714, to become director of the local Academy of Fine Arts.[2] Cristoforo Gasperi and Carlo Speridone Mariotti[3] served as his apprentice in the 1730s.


  1. ^ Now found in the Pinacoteca, Bettona.
  2. ^ Biography at Key to Umbria.
  3. ^ Catalogo dei quadri che si conservano nella Pinacoteca Vannucci in Perugia, by Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, (1903), page 64.