Niccolò Berrettoni

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The Holy Family and Saint Ann, Reading a Psalm by Niccolò Berrettoni, Museum Kunstpalast, 1679

Niccolò Berrettoni (1637–1682) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period. He trained with Simone Cantarini then worked with Carlo Maratta. Among his paintings in Rome was a Madonna with St. Francis and others in Santa Maria di Montesanto; a Marriage of the Virgin for the main altar of San Lorenzo in Borgo, engraved by Pier Santi Bartoli; and a Holy Family for Santa Maria in Monte Santo, engraved by Frezza. Berrettoni was born at Montefeltro near Macerata. He joined the Academy in that city in 1675.