Alfonso Aldiverti

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Alfonso Aldiverti (early 17th century) was an Italian painter of the early Baroque period, active mainly in Rovigo.

He was born the son of a notary. He painted Scenes from the life of Christ for the church of Santa Maria della Neve, including a Christ Condemned (1615). He also painted a St. Charles Borromeo for the church of San Bartolommeo in Rovigo.

He trained under Domenico Stella in Rovigo. His uncle, the priest Fabrizio Aldiverti, was an Inquisitor of the Holy Office (Roman Catholic Inquisition).[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bartoli, Francesco (1793). Le pitture, sculture ed architetture della città di Rovigo: con indici ed illustrazioni. Googlebooks. Pietro Savoni, Venice. p. 313. 
  2. ^ Witchcraft and Inquisition in Early Modern Venice’’ by Jonathan Seitz. Page 233.