Giovanni Battista Bolognini
Giovanni Battista Bolognini (1611–1668) was an Italian painter and engraver of the Baroque. He was born and died at Bologna. He was a pupil of Guido Reni. He painted a Virgin and child with St. Dominic, St. Eustatius, and Mary Magdalene for Santa Maria Nuova. He painted a Dead Christ mourned by the Virgin, St. John, and others; an Immaculate Conception for the church of Santa Lucia. He etched a Murder of the Innocents, a St. Peter made Head of the Church; a Bacchus and Ariadne; and The Crucifixion after Reni.
He was uncle and teacher of the Bolognese painter Giacomo Bolognini.
- 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 149.
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